Jordan Casino Gate
Document 1: Letter from Dabbas to PM Bakhit Re: Casino Company Tenders

Letter dated August 5, 2007, from Minister of Tourism Osama Dabbas to Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit.  This is a cover letter that tells Bakhit that the Tourism Ministry has already seen tenders for casino licenses by three different companies (Casino Austria/Empire/Oasis).  It states that Dabbas had studied them all and believes “Oasis” to have the best benefits for Jordan.  Not disclosed in this document is the fact that the three companies which submitted bids are financially related to each other.

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