Okada to Meet with Gaming Control Board Over Foreign Payments
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has called in Japanese billionaire tycoon and former Wynn director Kazuo Okada, along with three other directors of his Universal Entertainment Corp., for a closed-door hearing week that is next. It’s all right component of the Control Board’s ongoing research into allegations that $40 million in payments ended up being designed to Rodolfo Soriano, certainly one of Universal’s casino project consultants within the Philippines. Probably the insinuation is that Soriano received the money to grease some Filipino palms, but we’d never imply such a plain thing, of course.
We are able to only report that both the FBI and the Philippines’ equivalent, the National Bureau of Investigation, are looking to the matter to see if anything improprietous ended up being done. Universal Entertainment has maintained that it acted lawfully in the Philippines; most likely, who doesn’t give their experts $40 million as being a token of their esteem?
Meanwhile, no body’s commenting: not the Nevada Gaming Control Board and certainly no one from Universal Entertainment. Perhaps that’s why they call it money that is hush.
No Wrongdoing Alleged
This is where we have to make clear that nobody has actually or officially been accused of accomplishing anything, particularly anything wrong. However you can observe it may look funny is all.
All this falls on the heels of Okada’s recent resignation slash firing fro (more…)
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