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Nepal Government Relaxes Border Casino Restrictions

The Nepalese government has relaxed the minimum distance requirement for setting up casinos near international borders.

Delta Plans Goa IR If Casino Policy Changes

Delta Corp., India’s only listed casino operator, plans to construct a major IR in Goa that could include a water park, retail space, and a convention center, if the government approves a policy to move the state’s floating casinos onshore, according to company Chairman Jaydev Mody.

Goa Casinos Lacking Regulatory Oversight

While Goa’s local economy has benefited from the rise of Indian middle class tourists thanks to its casino industry, regulatory oversight is needed to counteract the potential ill-effects of casino gambling, says a sociology professor from South Goa.

Goa Tax Authorities Demand Service Tax on License Fee

The intelligence arm of Goa’s tax department has served notices to ten casinos in Goa, demanding they pay a service tax on their license fees, local media reports.

Government to Bring Casino Industry in Line under New Act

With the Nepalese gaming industry expected to boom, the government has announced it will be submitting a new casino bill aimed at encouraging foreign investment into the sector, and bring its existing casinos in line.

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Hokkaido Attracted Record Number of Tourists in FY2017

New figures show that Hokkaido attracted a record number of tourists in FY2017—56.1 million people—which was a 3% advance over the previous fiscal year.

Aichi Governor Omura Urged to Run for Reelection

A delegation of local mayors has asked Aichi Governor Hideaki Omura to run for reelection when his second term ends next February, a race that will have implications for the potential IR bids of both Tokoname city and Nagoya city.

City of Dreams Manila Opens VR Gaming Facility

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has opened Southeast Asia’s first Bandai Namco Virtual Reality gaming facility at its City of Dreams Manila IR in the Philippines.

Naruto City Wins Legal Case over Boat Race Payments

On Tuesday, the Naruto municipal authorities won a legal case that had been brought against them by local residents who were upset at payments made regarding boat race facilities to the nearby fishing cooperative.

Rush Street Japan Focuses on Tomakomai

In early October, Rush Street Gaming’s Japan branch was quietly established, with the Chicago-based firm currently looking at Tomakomai, Hokkaido, as the main direction for its IR license campaign.