Bernstein analyst Vitaly Umansky believes Genting Singapore to have a “very strong chance” of securing a Japan casino opportunity in Yokohama, given its Singapore background and its Japanese partner.
Michael Maerz, deputy CEO for Asia Pacific at Sportradar, speaks about the potential for regulated sports betting in Asia and the mounting excitement that Japan could be prepared to legalize, in what may lead to a chain reaction of a lifting of regulatory hurdles.
Facing crunch time as Nagasaki Prefecture nears its final selection of an IR operator partner, Oshidori International Development is making a big push through CSR policies to distinguish itself from its remaining rivals.
Across Japan, pachinko parlor revenues are running at about 75 percent of the levels that they attained before the onset of the Covid pandemic.
Hope springs eternal in the minds of Tomakomai IR advocates. The answer delivered from the lips of Hokkaido Governor Naomichi Suzuki keeps coming back “no,” but what seems to be delivered to their ears is “maybe soon.”
As we enter the holiday season and the final week of full daily gaming industry coverage by Asia Gaming Brief, we must regretfully acknowledge that for at least a couple of the key jurisdictions we cover, conditions have clearly gone backwards rather than forward.
Adam Steinberg talks about the differences in culture and work ethic between the US and Cambodia, as well as the thinkings behind decisions made relating to online gaming and Japan.
The appointment of Yoshihide Suga as prime minister of Japan may have subtly shifted the sands when it comes to the two top contenders to host an integrated resort in their cities.
Two former advisers to a Chinese gambling operator seeking to enter Japan’s nascent casino market were found guilty Monday of bribing a Japanese lawmaker.
Melco International Development has reported that its profits were up by 10.5 percent to HK$1.8 billion (US$234 million) for the full year of 2019. Net...