Born in Okayama, Japan in 1964, Tomo has covered horse racing, professional baseball, golf, boxing and more in his role as a sports writer. He first encountered casinos before Macau was returned to China in 1999. Last year he traveled to South Korea and Manila to cover events and scope out the local scene. He is currently studying “How to get along with casinos,” a topic he learned of from Osaka University of Commerce, on a daily basis. His annual Feng Shui Forecast for 2019 is that he will be lucky with money!