The push to legalise casino gambling in Japan has stalled once again following a fresh batch of political scandals. Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's desire to have the industry regulated before the end of 2014, it now seems that a new gaming bill won't be passed until the start of 2015 at the earliest.
Online gambling company Bwin.Party said on Wednesday it was in early talks with a number of parties over a "variety of potential business combinations", which could result in an offer being made for the firm.
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