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40th Asian Racing Conference to focus on Japanese racing

The 40th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) will take place between August 27th and September 1st in Sapporo, Japan, and will feature an extensive program centered on Japanese racing breeding, business leaders and key stakeholders.

Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Thailand “desperate” to open casino before Japan

It's a race against time. Authorities in Thailand are doing their utmost to accelerate legislation that paves the way for the country's first integrated resort, with an expert saying they're "desperate" to beat Japan to the punch.

Thailand racing to open IR before Japan but faces legislative hurdles: Panelists

Thai authorities are "desperate" to beat Japan and open an integrated resort before 2030, the legislative process in Thailand is expected to be complex and laden with delays, say experts.

Group alerts to surge in young gambling addictions in Japan

Japan's Society Concerned about Gambling Addiction has pointed out that the proliferation of online betting due to COVID-19 has led to a surge in young individuals developing gambling addiction.

Dynam Japan records 87.4% increase in net profit, announces dividend 

Pachinko hall operator Dynam Japan has recorded an 87.4 percent increase in net profit attributable to owners for the 12 months ending on March 31st this year.

Japanese and Chinese punters drive up Paradise’s revenue in 1Q24

South Korean casino operator, Paradise Co. Ltd, reported a considerable 228 percent quarterly rise in operating profits in the first quarter of 2024, mainly due to the steady increase in play by Japanese and mass markets.

Japan’s top law firms assist Osaka IR’s with $3.4B loan from bank consortium

Osaka's integrated resort developer consortium has secured a $3.4 billion loan from a bank consortium, to further the development of the country's first casino.

Japanese baseball star denies being involved in illegal gambling

Los Angeles Dodgers' superstar Shohei Ohtani has denied allegations of illegal sports betting that are making headlines in the USA and his home country of Japan.

Japan Gov’t could restart IR application tender in summer – Analyst

The Japanese government could start considering opening another integrated resort concession application tender around July to August, a Japan-based gaming professional stated.

Japanese player Daisuke Ogita wins APT Taipei Main Event

Japanese player Daisuke Ogita emerged victorious in the TWD70,000 (US2,270)  Asia Poker Tour Taipei Main Event, claiming TWD12.9 million ($409,730) prize after outlasting a...