NEW YORK, June 13- News Corp Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch on Thursday filed for divorce from his third wife, Wendi Deng. In what could be a record-breaking divorce settlement, Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm is in the middle of a contentious separation.
LOS ANGELES, May 3- Wynn Resorts Ltd said on Thursday its legal battle with Kazuo Okada has been put on hold for six months to allow U.S. prosecutors to pursue a criminal investigation into possible bribery by Okada and his companies in the Philippines.
MACAU, April 14- Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's reference to triad organised crime gangs in testimony in a lawsuit has hit a raw nerve in Macau, the Chinese boomtown that his Las Vegas Sands Corp helped transform from a gangland haven into a $38 billion gambling capital.
TOKYO, April 10- Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada and his companies are being investigated in the United States for potential violations of anti-bribery laws in relation to a $2 billion casino project in the Philippines, according to a court filing.
NEW YORK, March 26- Hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen has bought a famous Picasso painting from casino mogul Steve Wynn for a record price, according to a report in the New York Post on Tuesday.
TOKYO/ SAN FRANCISCO, March 8- Universal Entertainment Corp founder Kazuo Okada and three other directors of the Japanese gaming company have been summoned by the Nevada casino regulator to a closed-door hearing next week, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 21- Dissident Wynn Resorts Ltd shareholder Kazuo Okada resigned on Thursday from the casino giant's board, one day before a scheduled special shareholder meeting to vote on his removal. Okada's Universal Entertainment was Wynn's largest shareholder until Feb. 18, 2012, when the board forceably redeemed its 19.75 percent stake.
Feb 15 Las Vegas- A federal judge allowed Wynn Resorts to hold a special shareholder meeting on Feb 22 to remove dissident shareholder Kuzuo Okada from its board, the latest twist in a year-long battle between Wynn chief executive Steve Wynn and his one-time partner and largest investor.
TOKYO, Feb 5- The Osaka Securities Exchange is investigating how Universal Entertainment Corp accounted for millions of dollars paid in 2010 to advance the Japanese firm's casino project on Manila Bay, people with direct knowledge of the inquiry said.
LONDON, Dec 21- Fine art insurers face claims of up to half a billion dollars, their biggest ever payout, to compensate the owners of artwork destroyed when Superstorm Sandy flooded galleries in New York.