Tag Archives: Yomiuri Giants
- Ex-gang member in Giants betting scandal gets 18 months in jail
December 12, 2016
A Japanese court has sentenced former yakuza member Yoshimasa Sakai to prison in connection with charges of taking bets on baseball games.
- Former Yomiuri Giants pitcher admits to betting illegally
July 12, 2016
Shoki Kasahara, a former pitcher for the Yomiuri Giants, has admitted to participating in illegal gambling.
- Japan going for carrot and stick approach to end baseball gambling scandal
April 6, 2016
The NPB is relaxing its strict rules, all for the sake of finally ending the gambling scandal that hit the Japanese baseball league.
- Yomiuri Giants faces ¥5M fine, pitcher banned from playing over baseball gambling scandal
March 23, 2016
The Yomiuri Giants, has been ordered to pay ¥5 million in fines after another of its players was found to have bet on baseball.
- Giants top executives resign amid baseball gambling scandal
March 9, 2016
Yomiuri Giants, are stepping down following news that another of their players was found to have bet on baseball.
- Yomiuri Giants pitchers banned indefinitely over betting
November 10, 2015
Yomiuri Giants pitchers caught gambling on baseball have been banned indefinitely.
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