AGA President: Japan's passage of casino bill a 'giant step'
20 July 2018
(PRESS RELEASE) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement following today’s passage of the “Integrated Resorts” law by the Japanese parliament.
“Today, Japan took a giant step toward strengthening its economy, attracting international travelers and implementing stringent gaming regulation that protects consumers and eliminates criminal activity. In the years ahead, Japanese communities will realize the many integrated resorts-related benefits that have enhanced dozens of major destinations around the globe.
“The gaming industry is excited to help Japan achieve its economic goals and eager to partner with the governments and people of Japan to build a world class gaming market and regulatory system.”