Friday, January 24, 2020

Japan

Asia at forefront as cyber attacks grow

The number of gaming companies forced to adopt security solutions to protect their networks will likely soar over the next three years as firms confront a growing number of internet attacks, with Asia likely to be at the forefront of the problem.

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 Macau. After...

Bloomberry would seek a partner for potential Japan casino

Bloomberry Resorts Corp. has confirmed it is considering investing in a gaming business in Japan, according to its filing to the Philippine Stock Exchange. "This...

Game Lounge launches its first Japanese affiliate site

Cherry’s Performance-based marketing business, Game Lounge, has launched its first Japanese affiliate website. Jonas Cederholm, CEO at Game Lounge, said: “It is vital to give...

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 factions. On Tuesday,...

DP complicates passage of casino bill

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has proposed one more day of deliberations on the casino bill, after deliberations were held on Monday as anticipated. Following...

Casino bill sparks heated discussion

While the ruling Liberal Democratic Party held off on its plan to enact the Casino Bill last week, the controversial bill has continued to...

LDP forgoes enacting Casino Bill this week

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has backed away from its plan to enact the Casino Bill through the House of Councillors and into law...

Casino bill heads to Upper House Committee, concerns still afoot

Japan’s Casino Bill was sent to the Upper House Cabinet Affairs Committee on Wednesday, as scheduled, where deliberations on the long-awaited bill have begun. While...

Casino bill clears Lower House, enactment almost certain

The Lower House of the Diet (House of Representatives) on Tuesday passed the long-awaited bill that would legalize casinos in Japan. According to Japanese media,...

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