Gambling Through Online Casinos is a Crime!

You might think that it is not unlawful to use online casinos that are established legally by foreign-owned operators in Japan. However, even if an online casino operates legally overseas, accessing these sites for gambling within Japan is a crime. 

There have been actual cases where gamblers have been arrested for gambling through online casinos.        

Gambling is a serious crime in Japan. Do not risk your own or your family’s financial security. 

※ Anyone who is caught gambling is liable to be punished by a fine of up to 500,000 yen, or a petty fine. 

  Anyone who engages in habitual gambling can be imprisoned for up to 3 years,