Friday, May 29, 2020

Japan

The year ahead – Mike Santangelo

Predictions for the 2017 Asian Gaming market could be precarious, but I speculate we will begin to see disruptive technologies migrate to the mainstream....

The year ahead – David Green

1) Regulators and policymakers alike will come under increasing pressure to address issues such as the integrity of sports betting, whether social gaming should...

The year ahead – Steve Gallaway

Japan will prove to be the largest opportunity in gaming today and all hospitality companies will be active in the market evaluating the potential...

Legalized gambling bill in Japan takes effect

A new law legalizing casino gambling in the country took effect on December 26, local media reports. At the same time, discussions were initatied...

I.D. cards may be used to bar problem gamblers

Japan’s ruling parties will be looking into safeguards against problem gambling as part of recently passed casino legislation, Nikkei Asian Review reports. The legislation which...

Japan likely to adopt Singapore-style legislation, Fitch says

Japan is likely to adopt gaming regulations that are similar to Singapore, with limited license and an entrance fee for locals, Fitch Ratings says...

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...

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,...

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