Japan warns online gambling is a crime punishable by jail
Japan's National Police Agency warns against online gambling. It is a crime punishable by a hefty fine or even jail term. The punishment for gambling can be a fine of up to 500,000 yen ($3,430) or up-to-three years in prison for habitual gamblers.
Japan has no regulatory framework for online gambling. It is one of the most promising markets in the region. There has been a nationwide crackdown related to online betting in Japan. China is especially vigilant. South Korea smashed a $3.9 billion online gaming ring this week.
Malta Week is being organized from 14-18 November 2022. Malta is one of the first European countries to regulate the gaming sector.