No new candidate operators for Osaka integrated casino resort license race

The Japanese city of Osaka has reportedly announced that no additional firms have participated in the latest request for proposal (RFP) stage of its campaign to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of integra...

Online gambling legalization gossip dismissed in Japan

In Japan and a prominent political figure has reportedly poured cold water on suggestions that the government of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga may be considering whether to legalize online casino gaming. Acc...

Hokkaido Prefecture remaining reticent on integrated casino resort license race

In Japan and the mayor for the port city of Tomakomai has reportedly declared that he is ‘very disappointed’ with a decision from the government of Hokkaido Prefecture to continue eschewing the chance to secure...

Yokohama holds inaugural integrated casino resort public briefing

In Japan and officials in the city of Yokohama have reportedly held the first of six online briefings so as to lay out the specific direction of their campaign to win one of the nation’s coming trio of integrat...

Entain purchase could hurt MGM Resorts International’s Japan plans

American casino behemoth MGM Resorts International could reportedly seriously damage its chances of being able to enter the Japanese market by moving ahead with its attempt to purchase prominent iGaming and spo...

Nagasaki Prefecture to initiate RFP stage of its casino plan from January 7

In Japan and the government for Nagasaki Prefecture has reportedly announced that it will be launching the request for proposal (RFP) stage of its effort to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated ...