GBGC’s World Cup of gambling stats continues with its “guess the finalist” quiz. Guess the identity of the final 16 team in the World Cup 2018 from clues about its gambling market.

The clues for the third quiz were as follows:

1. Currently has no casinos.
2. Hosts around 18,000 horse races per year.
3. Total gambling revenues of US$ 37 billion.
4. Largest gaming machine (ex-casinos) sector in the world.

You can find more gambling data and statistics on 250+ individual gambling jurisdictions in GBGC’s 13th edition of the Global Gambling Report.

The answer is: JAPAN