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Osaka Set to Designate Site for Japan's First Proposed Casino

The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, beating Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to set up the country's first gambling resort.   Yumeshima, with about 170 hectares (420 acres) of land available for development, is likely to be designated as the preferred site for a casino when Osaka officials meet on April 22 to discuss the issue, Governor Ichiro Matsui said in an...

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