The legalization of casinos in Japan has brought a wide range of estimates about the size of the market, but few have done as

thorough a research job as Global Market Advisors when it released a white paper on integrated resorts in Japan. Since there are no specifics about how many casinos will be legalized or where they will be located, GMA considered four scenarios, with revenue as low as $10 billion or as high as $25 billion. To download a full version of the report, which includes a review of the issues surrounding passage of the second bill that will establish the process, kinds and locations of the casinos, visit the GMA website at

Author: GGB Staff

Staff writers for Global Gaming Business magazine, Las Vegas, Nevada.