It’s been decades in the making, but Japan spurred on by the promise for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games appears to be finally building a real push towards legalizing land gaming in the island nation. Information reports from Reuters say a solid draft of a gambling policy has been put together, and Japan’s Diet (parliament) may be reviewing before year’s end for early 2014 passage, God willin’ and the crick don’t rise.
Baby Steps Towards Legalization At Last
Even though that happens on routine, however, it could take another two years for the legislators to drum up a more in-depth overview that is regulatory which in turn would at long last open the road towards bonafide legal casinos to start being built. The objective, of course, being to have everything up and ready to roll in time for those all-important tourists to have the ability to drop some chunks of modification when they come to Japan for those summer games.
As we have been seeing ad nauseum of late, corruption, crime and gambling appear to often rest into the same sleep together, and with an eye towards trying to stem that tide before the tsunami comes in, Japanese lawmakers are building some interesting safeguards to their casino regulations. These generally include producing an independent gambling regulator who would in change oversee the license application process, because well as making it mandatory for any licensees to have […]