Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Japan

Polls put Suzuki in the lead in Hokkaido gubernatorial race

Media polls agree that Naomichi Suzuki, the conservative candidate backed by the ruling party, has the edge with about three weeks to go until...

Sands unsure whether to focus on Kanto or Kansai

Las Vegas Sands would apparently like to build the largest IR in Japan, but they are currently unsure whether that entails focusing on the...

HOGO teams up with Sasebo business community for IR marketing

HOGO, the Macau-based marketing and communications company, has become the “official marketing partner” of the Sasebo Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its bid...

LDP victory could put brakes on Yumeshima IR development

Signs were emerging over the weekend that an LDP victory in the Osaka Cross Elections could lead to putting the brakes on the plan...

Osaka Castle appears at the Bellagio

This year’s Japanese Spring show at the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden features as its centerpiece a ten meter tall replica of Osaka Castle,...

NEC looks to improve security and efficiency with facial recognition

All eyes are on Japan as the next big gaming market, though the opening of an IR in a country with top-notch technological advancements...

Komeito switches sides in Osaka

The Osaka Restoration Association’s task of returning to power in the April 7 elections has become much more difficult now that it has become...

GSA Japan holds launch party

The US-based Gaming Standards Association (GSA) held a party on Wednesday evening to celebrate the launch of its Japanese organization, GSA Japan. Hosting an audience...

Tokyo bar manager busted over illegal gambling ring

A 45-year-old bar manager was arrested in Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward for conducting a private gambling ring for his customers. The scheme at the bar named...

Pachinko parlors continue to fall in number

The hard times for the pachinko industry continue to be reflected dramatically in the decline in the numbers of pachinko parlors month by month. According...

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