The leading opposition party in Japan, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, published a list of its basic or fundamental policies this week, including a pledge to abolish casinos.
India’s Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has unequivocally stated his opposition to the legalization of sports betting, calling it immoral and illegal,
Yokohama Harbor Transport Association Chairman Yukio Fujiki, the 89-year-old “don of Yokohama” who controls part of Yamashita Pier, the proposed site for the IR, has vowed, “I shall not be evicted,” signaling his all-out resistance to Mayor Fumiko...
As the prefecture heads toward the April 7 gubernatorial and prefectural assembly elections, a poll conducted by the Hokkaido Shinbun found that 66 pe
Every local government IR bid in the nation remains dependent upon conservative, or the right wing forces remaining in power in all major executive an
The Minister of Racing is now taking a more cautious approach to reform of the racing industry after intense lobbying from racing clubs, warnings that the reforms are unworkable and signs from his majority coalition partner that it will not support some...
The Japanese government is on the brink of passing the IR Implementation Act, though the bill remains deeply unpopular with the majority of the popula
Yukio Edano, the top opposition leader in the country, told an audience in Saitama city that the establishment of IRs in Japan was tantamount to “selling the country,” and a system in which the gambling losses of the Japanese people would be used...
Six local medical and children’s organizations presented Hokkaido Vice-Governor Yasuhiro Tsuji on Tuesday with a petition opposing any IR bid from w
Goa’s offshore casinos, which currently float in the Mandovi River, are waiting for the government to finalize legislation that will force them to shift onshore, which may prove a game changer for the industry in India. Industry experts say the move...
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