Japan cycling wagers surpass JPY1 trillion in 2022

Wagers on Japan’s cycling races (Keirin) rose by 13 per cent to JPY1.09 trillion (€6.6 billion) in 2022, the first time in 20 years that [...]

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MGM Resorts approved for Osaka casino resort

Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has approved plans for an MGM-branded casino resort in Osaka.

The approval comes almost five years after Japanese [...]

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Japan horse racing turnover nears €23bn in 2022

The Japan Racing Authority (JRA) has reported betting turnover of JPY3,269bn (€22.7bn) on the 3,456 races it hosted in 2022.

Last year's performance was 5 per [...]

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Japan issues warning to online casino players

Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) and National Police Agency (NPA) have warned players that they risk being arrested for playing online casino games in the [...]

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Casino Secret

Casino Secret new Online Gaming Partner of AS Monaco in Japan

Malta-licensed iGaming operator Casino Secret has clinched a multi-year partnership with French Ligue 1 football club AS Monaco.

Casino Secret will serve as the club's Official [...]

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MGM Resorts secures access to MLB players with latest sports partnership

MGM Resorts has agreed a multi-year deal to serve as an official partner of MLB Players, the commercial and licensing arm of the Major League [...]

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Catena Media

North American expansion sees Catena Media swing to loss

Stockholm-listed iGaming affiliate Catena Media has reported a 20 per cent increase in revenue for the final quarter of 2021, helping full year revenue grow [...]

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Caesars Entertainment

Caesars joins Clairvest consortium for Wakayama casino resort

New York-listed casino operator Caesars Entertainment has joined Clairvest Neem Ventures (CNV) in its development and operating consortium for an integrated casino resort in Wakayama, [...]

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Osaka selects MGM Resorts JV as integrated casino resort partner

Japan’s Osaka Prefecture has selected MGM Resorts International and its joint venture partner ORIX as the region's integrated casino resort partner.

The MGM-ORIX consortium was the [...]

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Casinos Austria selected as Nagasaki preferred casino partner in Japan

Casinos Austria International (CAI) has been selected by the Nagasaki Prefecture as the preferred candidate for the development of an integrated casino resort in the [...]

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Japan and US drive Raketech first quarter revenue growth

Stockholm-listed iGaming affiliate Raketech has posted a 27 per cent increase in revenue to €8.3m for the first quarter of 2021, benefiting from growth in [...]

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Genius Sports secures official data partnership with Japan’s B.LEAGUE

Genius Sports has been selected as the official data and video streaming partner of Japan’s B.LEAGUE professional basketball association.

Genius has been granted the exclusive right [...]

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