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2017-05-14
The Japanese government expects to draft a system by this summer to tackle gambling addiction and is considering ways to ban serious addicts from casi

2017-04-11
Japan’s government is unlikely to table a bill to restrict horse racing or its pachinko industry in tandem with regulation to introduce casinos into

2017-02-01
The passage of Japan’s Casino Bill into law in the early morning hours of December 15, 2016, was achieved only after a bruising political struggle. The administration of Shinzo Abe had waited too long into the Extraordinary Diet Session to begin the...

2016-12-14
Japan has finally passed a bill setting the framework for legal casinos in what is expected to become Asia’s second-biggest gaming market after Maca

2016-12-13
Bloomberry Resorts Corp. has confirmed it is considering investing in a gaming business in Japan, according to its filing to the Philippine Stock Exch

2016-12-08
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has backed away from its plan to enact the Casino Bill through the House of Councillors and into law on Friday. In

2016-12-01
A Lower House committee passed Japan’s framework bill to legalize casinos, potentially paving the way for the legislation to be passed in the actual

2016-11-23
The roller coaster ride of efforts to open Japan’s casino market continues, with politicians keeping the industry on tenterhooks as to whether or not legislation will be passed in the current session of the Diet. Although some observers had believed...

2016-11-19
There will be considerably less reason for optimism over casino legalization in Japan should the push for IRs in the country fail this time, said a no

2016-11-03
As the Japanese Diet moves next week toward a resumption of deliberations on Bill for the Promotion of Integrated Resort Facilities, better known as t

2016-10-06
Japan's ruling party appears poised to re-submit the Bill for the Promotion of Integrated Resort Facilities, better known as the “Casino Bill,” to

2016-01-18
The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan has once again decided not to pursue the current session of the parliament’s bill to legalize casino operation

2016-01-02
On Dec. 29th the Japanese government and the LDP decided to forego passage in the Ordinary Diet Session beginning this year on Jan. 4th of the Integra

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