New Japanese Prime Minister extolls the benefits of coming integrated casino resorts

Only a week after being officially appointed as the latest Prime Minister of Japan and Fumio Kishida (pictured) reportedly told parliamentarians that the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts will s...

Caesars Entertainment Incorporated re-enters Japanese casino license race

American casino operator Caesars Entertainment Incorporated has announced that it has joined the consortium looking to win permission to bring a Las Vegas-style development to Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture. Th...

Osaka releases further details on MGM Resorts International casino proposal

A little over a week after selecting the consortium being led by MGM Resorts International to serve as the preferred operating partner for its tilt at securing an integrated casino resort license and the Japane...

MGM Resorts International designated as official Osaka casino partner

In Japan and the city of Osaka has reportedly selected a consortium being led by MGM Resorts International to be the preferred operating partner for its tilt at winning one of the nation’s coming trio of integr...

Wakayama Prefecture lays out ambitious integrated casino resort timetable

In Japan and the government for Wakayama Prefecture has reportedly announced that it intends to have agreed a draft development plan for its envisioned integrated casino resort before the end of November. Ac...

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...