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Morpheus Opening and Dragon Boat Weekend Boosts June GGR

Bernstein Research analysts are expecting GGR in the month of June to increase by 21 to 22 percent year-on-year, according to their latest channel checks.

Breaking the Link Between Pachinko and Tobacco

The passage of the anti-smoking ordinance by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly in late June is forcing the pachinko industry to grapple with yet another major policy challenge, as social and legal standards in Japan are beginning to shift.

Operators Hail Passage of IR Implementation Act

Two major US operators, Las Vegas Sands and MGM Resorts, delivered press releases hailing the passage of the IR Implementation Act shortly after it occurred on Friday night.

Kazuo Okada Arrested in Hong Kong on Fraud Charges

Japanese gaming mogul Kazuo Okada and an associate has been arrested by Hong Kong’s anti-corruption watchdog, according to a filing from Universal Entertainment Corporation.

Hokkaido Pachinko Parlor Hit by Armed Robbery

In a rare event for normally peaceful Japan, an armed robber threatened the female manager of a Hokkaido pachinko parlor with a kitchen knife and made off with 1.44 million yen (about US$13,000) in cash.