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Push for Japanese casinos comes with high financial and political stakes

"Promotion" law permitting casinos "in principle" passes Parliament's lower house after revisions in upper house


JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government is playing a very high stakes game in its push to legalise casinos in Japan, with not only huge sums of direct and tourism-related income involved, but also with the risk of a political backlash against gambling addiction and organised...

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