Thursday, November 14, 2019

Japan

Matsui to Distribute IGT Games in Asia

IGT Games said Matsui Gaming Machine will distribute the company’s electronic gaming products in Asia. "We are focused on long-term growth in Asia, and...

Japan needs dual-track regulatory process to speed casino progress

Japan looks increasingly unlikely to pass a bill legalizing casinos by the end of the current parliamentary session on June 22, with experts saying...

Time running out for June passage of Japan casino bill

Time is running out for the Japanese parliament to be able to pass a bill legalizing casinos by the end of the current session...

Japan market needs competitive tax rate, Singapore seen as benchmark: MGM

Japan will need to introduce a competitive tax rate within Asia if it opens up its casino business, with the levels in Singapore seen...

MGM Resorts confident of casino in Osaka by 2019

MGM Resorts is still confident Japan’s parliament will pass a bill to legalise gambling by the Fall of this year, Reuters cited Ed Bowers,...

Construction worker shortage may delay opening of casinos in Japan

With both the 2020 Olympics and plans to build at least one or more casino resorts in the country by the same date, Japan...

Japan casino bill may be delayed, lawmakers say

A bill to legalize casinos in Japan may not be passed in the current session of parliament, casting doubt on the ability of operators...

MGM, Wynn consider Japan IPOs to fund venture

MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts are both seeking local partners for potential multi-billion dollar casino ventures in Japan and would ultimately consider listing the...

Japan mulling pachinko tax

Japan may consider regulating and taxing the country’s pachinko parlours, according to a Reuters report. The news agency cited Takeshi Iwaya, a leading proponent...

Rush Gaming sets sights on Osaka, LVS favours Tokyo

Billionaire Neil Bluhm, head of Rush Gaming, has set his sights on bidding for a casino license in Osaka, while Las Vegas Sands CEO...

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