Thursday, August 11, 2022


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National government to delay IR regulations until next year


The Abe government is pulling back from the planned July 1 establishment of the Casino Management Board and the issuance of more specific IR bidding regulations out of concern that Japanese public opinion remains hostile to the legalization of casino...

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Cabinet approves first round of regulatory details


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposals for IR regulation that had been outlined by the Headquarters for Promoting Dev

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Hopes for early IR bill passage fade


Hopes that the IR Implementation Bill will be passed before the June 20 end of the Ordinary Diet Session are quickly fading as the administration of P

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IR implementation bill delayed again


The IR implementation bill won’t be submitted to the legislature this month, as had been planned, throwing doubt over the timetable for the bill. Th

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Japan mulls casino entry fee, 30 percent tax rate


Japan is considering imposing an entry fee to casinos of Y2000 ($18.6) and imposing a tax rate of 30 percent on operators’ revenue, according to loc

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Gambling anti-addiction legislation submitted to Diet


In something of a surprise move, the ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito party jointly submitted their gambling anti-addi

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Japan’s gambling addiction bill falls short


Japan’s Ordinary Diet Session is set to close at the end of this month with no significant legislative progress on preparing for IRs after the rulin

Japan to launch IR promotion office on Friday


Japan’s government will launch the headquarters of the cabinet office branch that will be responsible for the bill setting out details for its casin

Japan enacts casino bill, MGM to step up prep work


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

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Japan casino bill set for enactment after clearing Upper House


Japan’s casino bill now looks certain to pass into law after an upper house committee approved the bill, despite opposition from anti-gambling facti

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Lower House panel clears Japan casino bill; majority of public oppose


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

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Academic Society supports Japan casino bill


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

UBS predicts no H1 passage of Japan casino bill


Japan, under newly re-elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, may entertain discussions on legalizing casinos, but won’t pass the bill in the Jan-June s

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