Mega Stars told to focus on tiny Tinian after Saipan license defeat

    Published in: Latest IntelligenceMega Stars Overseas, whose Marianas Stars Entertainment unit this week missed out on a $2 billion casino license on the island of Saipan, has been urged to re-channel its efforts into bolstering its project on neighbouring Tinian.Tinian Mayor Ramon M. Dela Cruz said Mega Stars executives should take advantage of the window of opportunity before the new luxury resort is built to protect their investments on Tinian and to promote its brand overseas.Mega Stars owns the Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino, the only casino currently operating in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. Mega Stars plans a $50 million renovation of the hotel, construction of the largest water park in Western Pacific and the construction of a resort at Tachogna Beach on Tinian to make it a world-class destination.The CNMI’s Lottery Commission on Tuesday voted in favour of a rival project to Marianas Stars, choosing to grant...

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