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Osaka gamblers will take boat to casino

City unveils plans to build seaport on artificial island ahead of 2025 expo

A casino and other attractions will be built on the artificial island under the Osaka city government's plan. (Photo by Kento Awashima)

OSAKA -- The city of Osaka will construct a ship terminal on an artificial island by around 2024, making it easier to reach a casino slated to open there.

To be built on the harbor island of Yumeshima as a first step toward the casino resort, the terminal will accommodate vessels as large as 1,000-passenger cruise ships. The plans were revealed Friday.

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