The new government is pushing a bill that could do serious damage to the local gambling industry should it pass.
The limit amount that can be wagered in fixed odds betting terminals is set to be slashed 98 per cent but not before 2020.
The ruling coalition submitted a bill to the Lower House along with opposition party Nippon Ishin no Kai to tackle problem gambling.
The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP proposed looser legislation on the lottery licence process when it funds social programs.
The government decided to change its policy and will allow operators to offer poker games under the Integrated Resorts bill.