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Gambling in Japan: Let the debate begin

  • Debate on legislation to legalize gambling in Japan could begin as early as next week, according to a Parliament member.
  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been drumming up support for the measure from inside his party and with outside coalitions.
  • Casino companies with big plans in Japan: MGM Resorts (MGM), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Genting, Las Vegas Sands (LVS).
Comments (3)
  • Curtis Love
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    Yea, you go prime minister of Japan. Legalize gambling in Japan.
    4 Jun 2014, 02:49 PM Reply Like
  • Coltgunsil
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    When Steve Wynn forced out his equal Japanese partner two years ago and forced him to sell his 20% stake in Wynn Resorts at a steep discount, he ruined his chance to get into Japan now. Mr. Osaka has more money and political influence in Japan than Mr Wynn.
    4 Jun 2014, 09:23 PM Reply Like
  • LeMarJackson
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    Benefit to LVS.
    4 Jun 2014, 11:26 PM Reply Like
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