Tag Archives: yakuza
- Japan’s casino industry could offer lifeline to fading Yakuza
October 4, 2017
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands trotted out Posh Spice’s husband in a bid to impress the Japanese public on Sands’ ability to build the finest zig-a-zig-ah casino in the land (of the rising sun). Wednesday saw Sands executives hold a news conference in Tokyo to pimp the company’s interest in...
- Japan draft casino plan aims to keep out the criminals
October 4, 2013
Japan’s casino hopes and dreams took another step toward reality on Thursday following news that the necessary legislation has finally made an appearance. Reuters reported viewing a draft of the casino policy plan, a version of which legislators expect to introduce into Japan’s Diet later this year and (hopefully) pass...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Bitcoin catches attention of American Airlines, AT&T
August 9, 2017
bitFlyer rolls out Visa-powered Bitcoin prepaid card in Japan
October 10, 2017
Weakening Japanese yen could lead to bitcoin price surge
April 25, 2017