Japan To Break Ground On First-Ever Casino In Osaka

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In 2018, Japan legalized certain forms of gambling after a long absence from the legal gaming market. MGM has now entered into a partnership with Japan-based Onyx Group to erect a hotel casino resort in Osaka, with ground-breaking expected soon. This massive gaming complex is expected to be completed in 2029 and will also include …

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China’s Online Gambling Giants Feel The Heat of Government Crackdown; 11 People Arrested In Casino Scandal

China Casino Arrests 2021

In recent months, Chinese officials have rolled out a series of new laws and restrictions to limit gambling in the administrative region of Macau. Once revered as the gambling epicenter of the world, Macau’s reputation seemed untouchable. High-Profile Arrests However, Sunday brought the arrest of 11 individuals allegedly involved in cross-border gambling and money laundering. …

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Offshore Casinos And Sportsbooks Provide Cure For Coronavirus Quarantined Bettors

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Just about all land-based casinos have closed in the United States due to the effort to prevent the further spread of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). USA gamblers are now urged to self-quarantine in their homes for the immediate future. The Tampa Bay Times reports that one of the final holdouts in keeping their casino doors …

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President Trump Pardons Ex-49ers Owner In U.S. Gambling Scandal

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In a move that few saw coming, the White House announced on Tuesday that President Donald Trump pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former owner of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. DeBartolo was included in a United States gambling case that, to this day, remains one of the biggest scandals involving a professional sports franchise owner. …

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