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A professional poker player and YouTuber has opened what they call an “amusement poker” outlet in central Tokyo to spread the popularity of the card game in Japan.
In an unexpected move, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party appears headed toward backing a candidate for Yokohama mayor who will campaign on a platform of opposing the current Yokohama IR development plans.
The Russian authorities are continuing their campaign to tighten their grip on online gambling, including a new law which will facilitate a crackdown on payment services.
The person who appears headed to become the united opposition candidate in the August 22 Yokohama mayoral election has finally stepped forward. Takeharu Yamanaka, 48, is a professor at Yokohama City University who specializes in public health and medical statistics. Recently he has been working on anti-Covid countermeasures.
Tokyo police have busted a business operation they say was an illegal casino which operated under a front as a casino school for players in Japan’s future IRs.
A citizen’s group in Nagasaki is unhappy about the prefecture government’s IR document disclosure policy, calling for more transparency in the operator selection process.
The long-awaited Jeju Dream Tower Casino opens its doors today, and although it is only one of eight licensed foreigner-only casinos on the island, it is only the second large casino
With just two months remaining before the formal campaign period begins in the Yokohama mayoral race, opposition forces are still struggling to find a promising candidate that they can rally behind.
While announcing key members of its consortium on Monday, Clairvest Neem Ventures also let it be known that it aims for its Wakayama IR to become Japan’s leading hub for esports.
Over the strong objections of prosecutors, the Tokyo District Court granted bail to former Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Tsukasa Akimoto in the 500 .com IR bribery case.