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Japanese lawmakers introduced restrictions this week on the newly legalized gambling industry, helping move forward the process of bringing the upcoming resorts to fruition.
Advertising will be restricted at terminals for airports and seaports, and even then they'll be restricted. Ads will be authorized in areas such as customs and immigration, but won't be available in areas where the public in the country can readily view them. The restrictions are being implemented as a way to help combat addiction, which is a key concern among those in power.
Japan has been working to legalize and offer casino gambling in their country for some time, and the measure finally passed last year. Without a doubt, the industry will be highly restricted, but it'll certainly be interesting to see casinos offering legal games in the country, where betting is mostly underground or offered at pachinko parlours, many of which are overseen by shady entities.
We'll update readers as we learn more.