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Casino corruption stokes opposition in Japan

Casino corruption stokes opposition in Japan
The arrest of a Japanese politician charged with taking bribes from a Chinese gaming firm, has invigorated an already ambient opposition to the country’s plans to issue its first large-scale casino licences.

Ganapati hold exclusive Japanese-themed launch party during Malta Blockchain week

The Ganapati Group, online casino industry, slot games
The Ganapati Group, known in the online casino industry for its distinctive Japanese-themed slot games, held an exclusive event on October 30th to officially announce the launch of the G8C token, to be issued by subsidiary, GanaEight Coin Limited.

Ganapati hold exclusive Japanese-themed launch party during Malta Blockchain week

The Ganapati Group, online casino industry, slot games
The Ganapati Group, known in the online casino industry for its distinctive Japanese-themed slot games, held an exclusive event on October 30th to officially announce the launch of the G8C token, to be issued by subsidiary, GanaEight Coin Limited.

Ganapati steps into the ring with Wild Sumo title

GANAPATI, WILD SUMO, new releases, japan
Ganapati has released its latest five-by-three reel, ten-payline slot title, taking inspiration from the ancient full-contact martial art and Japan’s national sport, Wild Sumo. The online content developer’s eighth addition to its slots portfolio

A bridge too soon? | Asian regulators tune in to social gaming boom

G2E Asia Social Gaming
Gaming experts at G2E Asia discuss the phenomenal rise of social gaming in Asia, and the various approaches states are taking to understand, encourage or inhibit its appeal. The immense popularity of social gaming is starting to raise eyebrows in Asia. Whether driven by concern, curiosity or commercial opportunity, states are adopting a variety of stances. Crudely understood as non-money gaming,...

Grey matters

ICR - iGaming Lorien Pilling Grey Matters
Gaming in Asia’s largely unregulated markets can be volatile, but for Isle of Man-based gaming consultant, Lorien Pilling, the rewards of operating in this vast and voracious region can be more than compensatory. The Asian continent is still many shades of grey for international gaming providers, yet revenue from the region is fast becoming a vital component on many a...

Japan Gaming Congress approaches capacity as delegates head to Tokyo

Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) which is being held across 10-11 May in Tokyo
The Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) which is being held across 10-11 May at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tokyo, is close to capacity with over 420 delegates now registered for the event.   JgC will feature thought leaders including, Mark Frissora, CEO, Caesars Entertainment; John Raczka, Former Vice President Entertainment Development & Operations, Melco Crown Entertainment; Masayo Watanabe, Senior Manager Sub-Leader for the Integrated Resort Support Office, Ernst & Young Japan; Masahiro...

Japan will bring creativity and innovation to world gaming – Chan

ICR - Raymond Chan Japan Gaming Congress
Raymond Chan, Co-Founder and CEO of gaming technology company, TGG Interactive, believes the development of gaming in Japan and the consequent creation of a lucrative $40bn gaming and hospitality market, will add both innovation and creativity to the world gaming industry. Sharing his analysis ahead of his appearance at the Japan Gaming Congress (10 – 11 May, Grand Hyatt, Tokyo),...

Japan could provide the model for emerging gaming markets – argues BMM Testlabs’ John Rochester

ICR - Japan
With the gaming industry tuned into the prospects of addressing Japan’s predicted $40bn gaming and hospitality sector, the forthcoming Japan Gaming Congress (May 10th – 11th, Grand Hyatt, Tokyo) has taken on huge significance. John Rochester, SVP Business Development Australia Asia Pacific, BMM Testlabs, looks ahead to the prestigious two-day educational forum, highlights how events such as the JgC...

Japan wakes the beast of gamblification

betting business Japan
Japan has long been a heavily restricted gaming market, yet this has done little to prevent its citizens from finding a flutter, if only in the obscurest of forms. With the landmark approval of two integrated casino resorts this month, could the floodgates soon be pried open, as both the pressure and the gains become too much to resist?   All...

One small step for man, one giant leap for Japan

Betting Business Japan
Following several false starts, Shinzo Abe’s casino bill has finally taken off. At last, Japan is within touching distance of legalising casinos following a House of Representatives vote backing the country’s giant leap forward.   Japan took a step towards legalising casinos at the start of December, fulfilling a long-held ambition of PM Shinzo Abe and moving closer towards opening a...

New affiliate website sees Game Lounge become first European affiliate in Japan

Betting Business Game Lounge
Game Lounge has launched a new Japanese affiliate website in a move the company claim makes them the “first European affiliate company” within the Japanese market. Game Lounge announced it has launched the first Japanese affiliate website, www.japanesecasino.com. The company claim the initial site is the first of many as Game Lounge hope to launch roughly 100 websites to the Japanese...

Ganapati PLC CEO to demystify Japanese gaming market at iGaming Education Forum

Betting Business Mitsuya Fujimoto, Ganapati PLC
The CEO of Japanese gaming and entertainment company Ganapati PLC has been confirmed as a speaker on Japan’s gaming market at next week’s iGaming Education Forum.   Mr Mitsuya Fujimoto, CEO of Ganapati PLC - a group of international game studios, media platforms and production companies - will be bringing his expertise and passion for the Japanese gaming market to the...

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