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Japan casino plan likely to be delayed again

Parliament may not have time to pass law at current session, which ends on Nov 30

Japan's first casino may not meet Prime Minister Abe's target to open in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics .


JAPAN'S plan to legalise casino gambling is likely to be delayed yet again, a senior official said, dealing a new blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a setback to operators anxious for the launch of Asia's next big gambling market.

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