Japan wants its integrated resorts to impose casino entry levy for residents like in Singapore

Future casinos in Japan -  legalised under a 2016 law - may impose an entry levy on residents.
Future casinos in Japan - legalised under a 2016 law - may impose an entry levy on residents.PHOTO: REUTERS

TOKYO - Japan's future casinos are set to follow Singapore's blueprint with an entry levy to be imposed on residents, while foreign tourists will get free entry.

Those who live in Japan must pay 6,000 yen (S$74) at the door, and are allowed to visit casinos up to three times a week and a maximum of 10 times a month.

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