Yasuda has needed a healthy bankroll. Not to mention his forays as a high-rolling gambler at neighboring casinos. But although Yasuda has cut a highly visible swath through the Las Vegas community, even state gaming regulators worry that they know less about him than they do other casino owners. While approving his license to operate a casino last February, members of the Nevada Gaming Control Board publicly expressed concern that the state investigators were hampered by lack of access to criminal and civil records in Japan that in this country would be available to the public. Advertisement Yasuda brought the Aladdin out of bankruptcy proceedings in January,amid public fanfare.
MGM took over both properties when the company bought Mirage Resorts in Ruffin acquired Treasure Island when MGM was trying to complete the massive CityCenter complex during the heart of the recession and needed the kontant. He made his mark in Las Vegas owning the New Frontier, which was closed and imploded in Despite losing out on The Mirage, Ruffin, is not letting money burn a hole in his pocket.
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