Japan Likely To Bet On Nevada, Singapore Casino Models

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT) -- Japan's Legislature is drafting a bill that would open the country to casino-style gambling, and experts say the proposed legislation could cherry pick the strongest aspects offered by Nevada's and Singapore's regulatory structures — giving operators a strong leg to stand on when looking for approval from other worldwide gaming authorities.

After more than a decade of talks, a political movement buoyed by Tokyo's recent selection to host the 2020 Olympics is expected to push forward a new bill to set up a Japanese gaming system...
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