KONAMI CORPORATION hereby announces that at a board meeting held on May 28th, 2014, it was resolved that a new Japanese subsidiary company will be established for the purpose of investment in casino operations in Japan, following the passage of the IR Facilitation Act* by Japan's Diet.
1.Summary of the new company:
|Trade Name||KONAMI GAMING JAPAN CORPORATION|
|Establishment||After passage of IR Facilitation Act in Japan|
|Headquarters||9-7-2 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo|
|Business||Investment in Casino Operations in Japan|
|Shareholder||KONAMI CORPORATION 100%|
*Act concerning facilitation of development of Specified Integrated Resort Areas (IR Facilitation Act)
2.Reference Material (KONAMI Gaming & Systems Business):
KONAMI Group Gaming & Systems Business: www.konami.co.jp/corporate/en/business/casino.html
KONAMI's dedication to stringent corporate compliance has contributed to securing gaming licenses in 365 locations worldwide including Las Vegas, USA. KONAMI produces, sells and provides a range of casino machines and casino management systems around the globe.
(1)Group Companies Engaged in Gaming & Systems Business
|Konami Gaming, Inc. (Las Vegas, USA)
||Konami Australia Pty Ltd. (Sydney, Australia)
(As of end of March, 2014)
(2)History of Gaming & Systems Business
|November1996||Konami Australia Pty Ltd. established in Australia|
|January1997||Konami Gaming, Inc. established in the USA|
|October1997||Licenses obtained in Australia to manufacture and sell gaming machines|
|January2000||License obtained in Nevada, USA. to manufacture and sell gaming machines, becoming the first Japanese company to do so|
|June2005||Construction completed on the new offices and production facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|October2013||Construction commenced on 2nd Factory for Gaming & Systems business in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.|
2nd Factory Building (Conceptual Rendering)
(3)Casino Devices Developed by KONAMI
Development, manufacture, and distribution of gaming machines with the top-class entertainment value to dazzle customers worldwide.
The world's first super-large size multi-station cabinet, "Titan 360," developed through a combination of casino and arcade technology (Licensed in USA)
KONAMI Casino Management System "SYNKROS" makes it possible for casino operators to manage slot machine information, customer information, and accounting data on-site and in real time.
(4)Academic-Industrial Alliance to support the development of the Gaming Industry
KONAMI works with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to support the development of the gaming industry, most recently through a donation of $2.5 million to UNLV in February 2014. The $2.5 million donation will be used for the construction of a new building, Hospitality Hall (provisional name), scheduled to be completed in 2017.