Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Japan

Clarion to host first Japan Gaming Congress in May

Clarion Events said the first Japan Gaming Congress is scheduled to be held in Tokyo on the 14th/15th/16th May 2014 and will feature keynote...

Japan submits casino bill to parliament

Japanese lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party submitted a bill to legalize casinos to parliament. The bill was jointly put forward with the...

Qihoo buys stake in KLab for $5.79 million, to jointly develop games

China’s Qihoo has bought a 2.56 percent stake in mobile-game developer KLab  for $5.79 million and the two companies plan to work together to...

Japan casino bill takes step forward with ruling party panel approval

A panel of lawmakers from Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party has approved a bill legalizing casinos in the country, paving the way for the...

Lawmaker casts doubt on casino bill submission in current session

Lawmaker Natsuo Yamaguchi, the leader of Japan’s New Komeito party, told Bloomberg in an interview that a bill to legalize casinos may not be...

Mitsui Fudosan to team with Fuji Media, Kajima for casino project

Mitsui Fudosan Co, Japan’s biggest property developer, is teaming up with media firm Fuji Media Holdings and builder Kajima Corp. to develop a proposed...

Sega Sammy interim revenue boosted by pachinko business

Sega Sammy said revenue in the six months through September gained  51 percent to 162.2 billion yen ($1.64 billion), boosted by a 31 percent...

Melco ready for push into Japan, Ho Says

Melco Crown Chief Executive Lawrence Ho says the company is fielding enquiries from major companies about partnering on potential projects in Japan, ahead of...

Casino heavyweights eye potential Japan sites, seek local partners

The world’s biggest casino companies, including Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment, SJM Holdings and Melco Crown have all begun scouting for...

Jumbo year-end Takarakuji lottery jackpot set at 700 million yen

Japan’s Year-End Jumbo Lottery will pay out a record 700 million yen ($7.1 million) to the first prize winner if that person also purchased...

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