1. Ripkin was going to look at site selection, construction costs, and revenue required to operate at a break even point. Mandalay would have no need to disclose any information concerning how they operate a team; although frankly that is probably known through various media sources as well as public records.
2. Ripkin had agreed, in writing, not to compete in the area for an extended time period.
3. Could it be the real reason was the likelihood they would recommend a site location other than the over priced water front site?
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