New legislation proposed in Japan to make casinos legal
Date: 02-11-2016 | Posted in: News
Japan is known as a country where fantastic games are produced. It brought the world Nintendo, Tetris and the Game Boy. However, at this moment casino games are illegal in the Asian country. New legislation might change this. The government is currently talking about a new law that makes casinos legal.
New political support in Japan
At this moment Singapore is the number one casino destination in Asia. The country might have competition from Japan in the near future. In the past, the casino bill did not have enough political support However, the Japanese economy needs some improvement. Especially the Liberal Party likes to have a debate about this issue. The debate will be held at the end of this year.
Reasons to introduce the casino bill
The introduction of the casino bill makes it possible that Japan will be a great casino game destination in the near future. There are several reasons why politicians want this new law. First of all, it will be good for the Japanese economy to combinate casinos with hotels, resorts and other entertainment facilities. Second, casinos will probably attract more tourists who like to gamble.