Universal Lease Co., Ltd.
|1969.12||Established for the purpose of leasing jukeboxes.|
|1970.7||Commenced manufacture of amusement machines.|
|1971.10||Changed trade name to Universal Co., Ltd.|
Universal Co., Ltd.
|1973.6||Spun off Sales Division.
Universal Giken Co., Ltd.
|1975.5||Changed trade name to Universal Sales Co., Ltd.
Universal Sales Co., Ltd.
|1975.9||Built new factory in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture that subsequently commenced full-scale production of various game machines.|
|1979.1||Spun off Development Division.
Universal Technos Co., Ltd.
|1980.3||Constructed new factory located in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture (Oyama Factory No. 2). Expanded production to include Pachislot machines for the entertainment and amusement industry.|
|1988.4||Procured factory in Yonago, Tottori Prefecture and commenced production of amusement machines.|
|1998.4||Universal Technos Co., Ltd. absorbed Universal Sales Co., Ltd. in merger and changed trade name to ARUZE CORP. Relocated head office to Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo.|
|1998||9||Registered shares on over-the-counter market of Japan Securities Dealers Association (JASDAQ).|
|1999||8||Built new factory in Yotsukaido, Chiba Prefecture (current Pachislot and Pachinko machine manufacturing site).|
|2000||10||Acquired shares of ARUZE USA, Inc. (currently a consolidated subsidiary).|
|ARUZE USA, Inc. invested in Valvino Lamore, LLC.|
|2002||9||All capital holdings of Valvino Lamore, LLC were invested in kind to Wynn Resorts, Limited.|
|2004||6||Obtained gaming machine manufacturer’s license (for 2-year term).|
|12||Listed on JASDAQ Securities Exchange.|
|2005||3||Wynn Resorts, Limited and its subsidiary obtained license for casino operation in the State of Nevada.ARUZE was approved as a qualiﬁed shareholder.|
|4||Wynn Las Vegas opened.|
|2006||7||Obtained gaming machine manufacturer’s license renewable without limitation in the State of Nevada.|
|9||Wynn Macau opened.|
|2008||6||Made transition to company with committees.|
|8||Obtained provisional license to operate casino resort in the Philippines.|
|12||Encore at Wynn Las Vegas opened.|
|2009||11||Changed trade name to Universal Entertainment Corporation.|
Universal Entertainment Corporation
|2010||3||Universal Entertainment’s casino project (Manila Bay Resorts) was designated as a special economic zone.
Foreign capital restrictions on casino businesses in the Philippines were lifted for the project.
|4||Encore at Wynn Macau opened.
Listed on Osaka Securities Exchange JASDAQ following the merger of Osaka Securities Exchange and JASDAQ Securities Exchange.
|6||Made transition to company with board of auditors.|
|2012||1||Manila Bay Resorts Project’s groundbreaking ceremony held in Manila.|
|2013||7||Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ (standard) following the integration of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange.|
|10||Okada Museum of Art opened at Hakone.|
|2014||6||Okada museum of art formed sister partnership with Liu Hai Su Art Museum, a national museum of art in China.|
|2016||4||Established joint venture “ZEEG Co. Ltd” with Sammy Corporation.|
|7||The casino resort project in the Philippines was officially named OKADA MANILA®.|