The future shape of Japan’s IR casino industry is slowly beginning to take shape, but instead of a heated battle between the world’s gaming giants, regional governments have found themselves with limited choice in their potential gaming partners.
Japan's online gambling market continues to attract new entrants amidst reports some operators managed revenue gains of as much as 150 percent last year.
Japan PM Yoshihide Suga has made public his support for his former cabinet member Hachiro Okonogi under an anti-casino stance.
Darang Candra, director of South East Asia for Niko Partners says that there have been moves in Japan and Korea to regulate esports betting.
Numerous nations in Asia on Wednesday reported record rises in new Covid-19 cases, as the Delta variant continues to affect the region.
In June, two virtual skins in the popular esports title Counterstrike: Global Offensive (CSGO) were sold for a record-breaking total of $780,000, the largest single transaction to date in CSGO history.
The Kyushu Nagasaki International Tourism Human Resource Development Consortium Preparatory Committee will hold its second seminar at the end of July aimed at sharing experiences from experts in the integrated resorts industry.
The Wakayama prefectural government has officially approved Clairvest Neem Venture’s plans to develop an integrated resort in the city.
Mobile-first casino games developer OneTouch is preparing to launch a series of premium, localised casino games in Japan in partnership with a well-established Japan-based studio.
MGM Resorts and Orix Corp.'s $9 billion Osaka IR in are in line with what the government had envisaged. Wakayama has officially approved Clairvest Neem Venture’s plans to develop an integrated resort in the city.