Q&A on the Japanese Gambling Industry

This week, our Arcadem Podcast flies to the far east and explore the Japanese Gambling Industry. 

This week, our Arcadem Podcast flies to the far east and explore the Japanese Gambling Industry.

From the bustling parlours in Shinjuku to the online environment, Japan’s relationship with gambling is unique in every sense of the word. With a unique story behind its inception, which comes from the aftermath of World War 2 and the rising Video Game industry, Japan’s Market has always fascinated the world.

Due to its complicated history with legislation and the peculiarities of its audience, the country evolved its Gambling around an almost-exclusive technology: Pachinko Machines, which fascinate foreigners and locals aside with their loud noises and vibrant theming. With the Pandemic hitting the country harder than the average, this establishment of Japanese culture is traversing a complicated moment in its five-decade-old legacy.

The program also tackles the coming Olympics, and how Covid-19 has thwarted one of the planet’s brightest moments with the first time that the Games will happen behind closed doors. Its impact to the betting industry and the morale of the country in general are also part of this week’s conversation.

Listen to the episode on the player below, by clicking here or on Spotify.

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