Japan

Japan or the Land of the Rising Sun is a beautiful city to visit, to explore and to live in. The mountainous country located on the northwest of the Pacific Ring of Fire and shares maritime borders with the Philippines, South and North Korea, China, Taiwan, Russia, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The county has several thousands of islands, with Hokkaido, Kyushu, Honshu, and Shikoku as the four biggest. Japan’s neighbouring countries include Russia, China, and Korea.

Japan’s area is similar to California and Germany. Its geography is composed mainly of mountains and forests. In terms of political structure, the country is divided into 8 regions and 47 prefectures.

The 8 Regions of Japan include:

  • Hokkaido
  • Tohoku
  • Kanto
  • Chubu
  • Kansai
  • Chugoku
  • Shikoku
  • Kyushu
  • Okinawa

Living in Japan can be a breeze. Many foreigners choose to live in the country for work and study while other consider Japan their second home. Tourists who visit japan can find an interesting array of accommodations ranging from ryokan and temple lodgings to capsule hotels and pension homes.

Japan is home to many cities that are bustling with job opportunities and entertainment venues. Big cities like Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, and Kyoto are rife with amazing discoveries that make tourists keep coming back.

Not to be forgotten are the enchanting rural areas of Japan that has that immutable tranquillity and serenity. Many tourists who want to immerse in the Japanese way of living will find it enjoyable to visit Biei-cho and Tsurui in Hokkaido, Higashi-Naruse in Akita, Kitashiobara in Fukushima, Kiso-cho and Nagiso-cho in Nagano, Hakayawa-cho in Yamanashi, Totsukawa and Yoshino-cho in Nara, and Nakanojo-cho in Gunma.

The beautiful country of respectful and diligent people are home to hundreds of activities to do and tourist spots to explore. Visitors can try many activities that allow them to have an unforgettable experience. They can eat fresh seafood in the Tsukiji fish market or bathe in natural hot springs while living in a ryokan. In winter, the country offers its locals and tourists the chance to enjoy skiing and snowboarding in one of the many ski resorts in Hokkaido. Those who are even more adventurous may find hiking a fulfilling activity. Japan has tons of mountains to explore suitable for beginners and even seasoned hikers.

Japan is more than just a country to explore for its beautiful scenery, exciting tourist spots, and exquisite cuisine. The country also has a lively and interesting gambling scene.

Gambling in Japan is a complicated industry to delve into. Residents and even foreigners are not allowed to bet in games that directly pays out cash. They are only allowed to make a wager in government-approved and government-controlled betting games.

The country’s most popular “gambling” activity is pachinko and pachinko slot machine since it is generally regarded as a recreational game rather than a casino activity. Betting in government controlled public sports is also permitted, provided that they do pari-mutuel betting. The public sports betting allowed in the country include bike racing, motorcycle racing, boat racing, and horse racing. They can also place wagers in Toto soccer.

Online casinos with live dealers are also popular in Japan. Most of these online casinos are internationally registered entities, making them beyond the country’s jurisdiction. Players with Japan addresses and Japanese yen currencies are accepted in a number of premium online casinos.

The Japanese government approved the Integrated Resorts Promotion Bill, which states that the government can issue up to three licenses for land-based casinos as long as they are built within the premises of a resort complex similar to the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

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