Japan enacted a law last year legalising casinos. Photo: AFP

American casino giants bet big on Japan, raising gambling addiction fears

  • A new law legalising casinos in Japan was enacted last year, opening the floodgates for US companies looking beyond Las Vegas’ oversaturated strip
  • But it remains to be seen how national and local governments will successfully establish an effective safety net to prevent problem gambling
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Japan enacted a law last year legalising casinos. Photo: AFP
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