• Kyodo


Japan’s ruling parties agreed Tuesday to impose weekly and monthly restrictions on the number of visits residents can make to casinos as lawmakers seek to prevent problem gambling.

In discussions on a bill that will allow casinos to open in Japan, the Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner Komeito endorsed a plan to limit the number of visits to three per week and 10 per month for residents.

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