Tag Archives: legislation
- Japanese lawmakers reintroduce casino legislation
April 28, 2015
Japanese legislators are taking one more crack at passing their oft-delayed casino bill. On Tuesday, Reuters reported that a group representing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), the Japan Innovation Party and the Party for Future Generations officially submitted the casino legislation for debate. The hope is that...
- Japan casino bill could be postponed indefinitely
November 5, 2014
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s goal of legalizing casinos in Japan is on the verge of collapsing. Reuters reported that Japanese lawmakers plans to postpone voting on the controversial Integrated Resorts (IR) bill indefinitely. Sources directly involved in the process told Reuters that Abe and pro-casino lawmakers don’t have the level...
- Dynam Holdings plans for small Japan casino, advised to wait for regulations
August 11, 2014
Pachinko hall management company Dynam Japan Holdings Ltd. wants to enter the Japanese casino market once it’s open for business but will likely avoid vying for a license in any of the country's major cities to avoid competing against foreign operators. Foreign operators like Las Vegas Sands, Melco Crown Entertainment,...
- Sen. John McCain and Jeff Flake propose legislation to block casino projects in metro Phoenix area
July 30, 2014
Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced a bill that will prohibit any new casinos in metropolitan Phoenix. The legislation seeks to block a planned casino being developed by the Tohono O'odham Reservation on unincorporated land less than two miles away from Jobing.com Arena (home of the NHL’s...
- Gambling reform in Florida loses steam again
January 30, 2014
Any chance that Florida has in making significant steps in reforming its complicated gambling laws is losing some traction after state legislators appear to be moving forward on the state's agendas without making gambling talks a priority. GOP legislative leaders have been reluctant to act on the issue, leading to...
- Kentucky begins discussion on casino legislation
January 17, 2014
The move to legalize casino gambling in Kentucky is now beginning with supporters of a legislation making their voices heard in front of state lawmakers. The issue, as its always been, is whether legalizing casinos in the state would create the necessary funds the state could use for itself. Proponents...
8 Chinese Gambling Superstitions
March 12, 2014
Melco Crown ramps up hiring for City of Dreams Manila
April 15, 2014
Seahawks’ Sherman: NFL injury reports “for gamblers, for Vegas”
September 21, 2017
Manila Bay Resorts on track for 2015 completion
October 25, 2013