Tag Archives: Japan
- Tokyo guv dubious on casinos; Osaka forced to accept new pachinko parlor
7 June 2014
Tokyo governor dubious about casino benefits; Osaka to get new Maruhan pachinko parlor that it doesn't want but is powerless to prevent.
- Japan’s Lower House to Debate Casino Bill Next Week
4 June 2014
Japan's casino bill is expected to receive a round of debates in the lower house starting next week.
- Shinzo Abe touches down in Singapore, still confident about passage of bill
30 May 2014
The Japanese PM took time out of his trip to Singapore to visit both Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa.
- Japan casino bill faces delay after failing to clear key legislative hurdle
29 May 2014
Hopes for Japan's casino legislation fade after key committee declines to consider bill at Friday session; Adelson to twist PM Abe's arm?
- Konami planning investment in Japanese casino
28 May 2014
Konami looking to partner with international casino firm, having dabbled in game software and "pachinko" pinball machines in Japan.
- Osaka has a challenge of cleaning its city up ahead of casino plans
27 May 2014
Governor Matsui needs to rid Osaka of its crime-ridden reputation before engaging in talks with international casino companies.
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
31 March 2017
Japanese gamblers face restrictions on casino visits
28 March 2018