The authorities of the Japanese city of Yokohama have officially announced that the acceptance of proposals from candidates for the construction of a gambling and entertainment complex has been completed. Two applicants have been named.
They are – a consortium of the South Korean investment company “Paradise City” and several local developers, as well as the brand “Genting Singapore Ltd”; the second participant of the competition is a tandem of a large Japanese developer Taisei Corp and a gambling company called Melco Resorts and Entertainment.
Note that, according to the legislation, in land-based casinos in Japan, twenty-two variants of permitted gambling can be offered, they cannot use a bank card, a guest who is suspected of gambling addiction may be prohibited by the operator from entering the casino for a period of 12 months or more.
Earlier NewsOfGambling published information that the company – Sega Sammy Holdings, which also claimed to open a casino in Yokohama, abandoned its independent struggle, becoming a partner of the aforementioned Genting Singapore.
Also in 2018, the overwhelming majority of Yokohama residents spoke out against the construction of a casino resort in their city. But, as you know, the tender took place, and soon it is planned to build gambling establishments.