Japan: Some pachinko halls reopen
Japan’s second-largest pachinko hall operator, Dynam Co., Ltd, has resumed operations at 101 branches in 12 prefectures.
Osaka Pachinko hall will be forced to close
Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura has indicated he is considering closure instructions if the hall continues to operate.
Japan to take action against pachinko operators
The government is discussing how to take action against operators who have refused to close parlours during the Covid-19 state of emergency.