Imperial Pacific’s Saipan VIP rolling chip turnover soars 69 pct to US$3.2 billion

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Casino operator Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd. saw its VIP tables gaming rolling chips at its temporary casino on the island of Saipan surge 69 per cent month-on-month to US$3.2 billion (HK$24.7 billion) for April compared to US$1.8 billion in March, it announced on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Monday evening. The ‘temporary casino’ of the operator was officially launched last November. As at March-end, the company owned 16 VIP gaming tables, 32 mass tables and 109 slot machines and electronic table games in the property, which raked in gross gaming revenues of some US$186 million for the first quarter of the year, the company announced.