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21 04, 2019

More information on casinos in Japan

By |2019-04-21T04:33:44+00:00April 21st, 2019|Casinos Japan|0 Comments

In 2016, Japan decided to open some casinos in the country. In 2018, the parliament passed a law to open casinos in the Land of the Rising Sun. The government wanted to open the first casinos in 2020, in particular during the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.  This plan was postponed due to differences of [...]

14 09, 2018

Casinos in Japan : More than 40 towns want a casino

By |2018-09-15T07:29:33+00:00September 14th, 2018|Casinos Japan|0 Comments

Since the Japanese central authorities have recently taken major steps towards the introduction of the first large casino complexes in the country, there has been a very enthusiastic response from local administrations. About 40 municipalities in the country have already shown great interest in having one of these casinos in their area. Almost 40 competitors [...]

28 06, 2018

Casinos in Japan : Wynn Resorts Group wants a licence

By |2018-06-28T06:15:59+00:00June 28th, 2018|Casinos Japan, Wynn Resorts Group|0 Comments

There is no shortage of candidates wanting to open a casino in Japan. According to specialists, the revenue in casinos that will open in Japan will be higher than that in casinos in Las Vegas or Singapore. In terms of income, the casinos in Japan could become the world's second market after Macau. The Wynn [...]

22 03, 2018

Casinos in Japan : High taxes placed on operators

By |2018-03-22T06:46:07+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Casinos Japan|0 Comments

Although the casino games market in Japan is only in the initial stages, we already know a little more about the first rules that will regulate casinos in Japan and they probably won't please everyone. According to first indications, casino operators who obtain a licence will be subject to a particularly constraining fiscal regime. 30 [...]

28 04, 2015

American casino experience may help Japan

By |2018-06-28T06:10:08+00:00April 28th, 2015|Casinos Japan, Casinos USA|0 Comments

Movement towards introducing land based casinos in Japan has had several set-backs over recent years. There have been many efforts by those backing the legalisation of casino gambling in Japan but despite several attempts to pass the necessary bill in the Japanese Parliament, so far there has been no positive outcome. The Japanese Prime Minister [...]

23 03, 2015

Universal Entertainment’s Okada sees cases against him dropped

By |2015-03-23T07:12:11+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Casinos Japan|0 Comments

In recent years several court cases and investigations into allegations against him have dogged Kazuo Okada who founded the gaming company Universal Entertainment Corporation in 1973. The Japanese billionaire businessman has involvement in the manufacture and provision of gambling machines and slot machines spread across the world. He has interests in Japan, the United States [...]

29 11, 2014

Japan’s loss is a gain for South Korean casinos

By |2014-11-29T09:57:20+00:00November 29th, 2014|Casino South Korea, Casinos Japan|0 Comments

There have been many setbacks to the possible legalisation of casino gambling in Japan. Over the past year the Japanese Gambling Bill never managed to get the necessary support to be passed in parliament and hopes that it would be finally discussed before the end of the current sitting have been dashed again. The Japanese [...]

13 10, 2014

Question over foreign players only in Japanese casinos

By |2014-10-13T18:41:48+00:00October 13th, 2014|Casinos Japan|0 Comments

Casino gambling is not legal in Japan and many Japanese players regularly travel to casinos in Macau, Singapore or Hong Kong to gamble. Legalising casinos has been debated for some time now and the lower house of the Japanese parliament is discussing the matter at the moment. There has been speculation that the Integrated Resort [...]

3 07, 2014

Caesars Hopes to Build a Casino in Japan

By |2014-07-03T15:12:51+00:00July 3rd, 2014|Caesars Entertainment, Casinos Japan|0 Comments

Given its present financial situation, some have been surprised to learn that Caesars Entertainment plans to construct a casino resort in Japan if gambling is made legal in the country and if Caesars were to be given a Japanese gambling license. If the Japanese government does pass legislation later this year allowing land based casinos [...]

30 04, 2014

City of Osaka hopes to attract the first casino operators to Japan

By |2019-04-21T04:31:00+00:00April 30th, 2014|Casinos Japan|0 Comments

Casino gambling may be legalised next year in Japan but the process is still in the initial stages with a bill proposing legal gambling to be debated by the parliament in May. The current government, made up of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Japan Restoration Party, supports the bill to introduce casinos to Japan. [...]