Lottery Commission extends deadline for Saipan casino accord

    The Northern Marianas Lottery Commission has set a 30 day deadline to finalize the terms of a deal to build a $2 billion casino on Saipan with Best Sunshine International, Radio New Zealand reports.
    The Commission and the Hong-Kong based company, Best Sunshine International Limited, are working through the details of the deal, such as the location of the 2,000-room hotels to be developed with the casino, it said.
    Best Sunshine beat out rival bidder Marianas Stars Entertainment for the license to build the island’s first casino.