Sunday, September 19, 2021

NIPPON INSIGHTS

Genting “surprised and disappointed” by Yokohama IR decision

Genting Singapore said it was "surprised and disappointed" with the city of Yokohama decision to pull out of a bid to host an integrated resort.

Basketball‌ ‌scores‌ ‌in‌ ‌Olympics‌ ‌betting‌ ‌preferences‌

Basketball surged in popularity in terms of Olympics sports betting preferences at Tokyo 2020, though sports book operators said the games were not a major driver of volumes. 

JAPAN HEADLINES

Yokohama dropping out of IR race won’t impact Osaka: Governor

Osaka governor Hirofumi Yoshimura said that the withdrawal of Yokohama from the integrated resort race will not impact their own IR plans.

Japan’s Akimoto gets four-year sentence for gambling bribes

Japanese lawmaker, Tsukasa Akimoto, has been handed a four-year jail sentence for accepting bribes from a Chinese company seeking a casino license in Japan.

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