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AGA President: Japan's passage of casino bill a 'giant step'

President and CEO Geoff Freeman says the American Gaming Association is excited to help Japan achieve its economic goals, and eager to partner with the governments and people of Japan.

MGM Resorts praises passage of Japan's Integrated Resort Implementation Act

Company says it is well-positioned in Japan, having spent years engaging with cultural and business communities.

ICE to host Japan Networking Breakfast

On 7 February in London, the breakfast will enable stakeholders and players in the market to meet, network and discuss future opportunities.

World Poker Tour, Japan Poker Union announce WPT Japan

For the first time ever, the World Poker Tour will visit Japan during a four-day event to be held in Tokyo from 23-26 November.

Clarion Events announces Japan Gaming Congress

Clarion Events, in association with Japanese firm Hakuhodo is delighted to announce the second edition to the Japan Gaming Congress which will take place in Tokyo on 10-12 May 2017.

Ganapati CEO to provide insight into Japanese gaming market at SiGMA

Mitsuya Fujimoto will introduce the Japanese gaming market during the iGaming Education Forum from 16-18 November in order to demystify the country's gambling industry.

Japan won't move on casino gaming

Japan will not move on casino legislation in this legislative session.

Japan: Seniors play games of chance for brain health

A Japanese day center uses games of chance to help seniors prevent dementia.

Japanese lawmakers table casino expansion legislation

The Japanese legislative body decided not to hold a special legislative session in the fall, which means that 2016 is now the earliest possibility for passing new gaming bills.

AGA would help Japan on casinos

AGA president touts US offer of information and experience to Japan, if they legalize casinos.

Japan casino legalisation bill won't be introduced this week

Introduction of legislation to legalize casino gambling in Japan further delayed.

Japanese official says Netanyahu asked him to advance franchise for Adelson casino

The official was shocked by the unusual request, and rejected it out of hand.

Hard Rock International hires Daniel Cheng as SVP Development, Gaming/Asia-Pacific

Boasting nearly three decades of industry experience, Cheng’s appointment is a strategic move designed to accelerate momentum behind the brand’s global gaming growth plans.

South Korea to pick up where Japan left off

South Korea will likely benefit from Japan's decision not to repeal its casino ban.

Casino talk highlights Japan's gambling addicts

Recent talk of legislating casinos has shone a light on Japan's estimated 5.36 million gambling addicts.

Casinos in Japan: Not dead yet

The investment community says gaming revenue in Japan could range from $10 billion to $15 billion annually, topping the yearly totals produced by Nevada and Singapore.

Japan casino legalization delay

Legislation to legalize casino gambling in Japan has yet again been delayed.

Japan casino looks less likely

Japan's first casino is in jeopardy due to bureaucracy and increasing building costs.

High hopes for casinos in Japan

Although nothing was resolved over the past few months in what seems to be a never-ending effort to bring casinos to Japan, gaming leaders and analysts walked away encouraged.

Japan: Prime Minister backs casino legislation

Japan's Prime Minister backs introducing legislation that would legalize casinos in the country ahead of the 2020 Olympics.

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