Serbia’s fast-growing online gambling market approached €100m in market size in 2019 and gaming machine operators are expected to be squeezed by the country’s new, more restrictive, Gambling Act.
South Korea’s US$2.5bn casino sector has been rocked by enforced closures and restrictions on international travel due to coronavirus, heightening sector volatility after the mixed success of the...
As Japanese cities compete to host three planned integrated resorts, an increasingly drawn-out and burdensome licensing process has resulted in several major casino operators withdrawing their...
The CZK10.6bn (€396m) Czech online gambling market has more than doubled in size since the introduction of a new gambling act in 2017, despite largely failing to attract foreign operators, while...
Switzerland’s new gambling law enabled land-based casinos to launch online operations from July 2019, with terrestrial operators having begun to regain ground after a decade of revenue declines set...
The Greek gambling market continued its steady growth in 2019, as OPAP completed a legally-complex VLT rollout and operators in the country’s increasingly prominent online market await permanent...
Romania’s fast-growing online gambling market doubled in size between 2017 and 2019, and has now overtaken land-based betting in revenue terms, although pending restrictions on gambling advertising...
The impact of coronavirus on the rapidly growing, betting-led US$100m+ Colombian online market has paved the way for the speedy approval of live-dealer casino games and prioritisation of new game...
Finland’s Veikkaus recorded a 4 percent decline in gross gaming revenue to €1.69bn in 2019, ahead of a government review of its status as one of Europe’s last comprehensive gambling monopolies.
French online sports betting continued its positive trajectory in 2019 ahead of a shift in the basis of taxation from turnover to revenue, while lottery monopoly FDJ completed a successful...
A S$9bn (US$6.4bn) investment programme approved in April 2019 raised hopes that Singapore’s two integrated resorts would be able to rebound out of a period of flat-to-negative growth between 2016...
The much-anticipated launch of Sweden’s open licensing regime for online gambling at the start of 2019 was followed by significant turbulence as regulator fines, restrictive bonus rules and...
The world’s largest casino market was upended in February 2020 by the outbreak of coronavirus in China, compounding already deteriorating VIP baccarat trends and adding to uncertainty ahead of key...
All sectors of Australia’s sprawling A$25bn+ gambling sector have been rocked by the global coronavirus pandemic, which has halted previously robust growth momentum in the world’s second largest...
Amendments to Mexico’s 70-year-old gambling legislation face their sixth year sitting idle in the Senate, amid developing trends of state-level taxation and expanding online operator activity.
Malta’s Gaming Act 2018 has simplified the country’s licensing regime, introducing a point of consumption tax amid the spread of local licensing frameworks elsewhere in Europe.
Growth in UK gambling stalled in the year to March 2019, with remote gambling revenue dipping year-on-year for the first time on record, land-based betting flatlining ahead of a landmark cut in...
The New Zealand government launched a public consultation on a potential local licensing regime for online gambling in July 2019, while growth in the country’s NZ$2bn+ regulated market decelerated...
GamblingCompliance report on the market size, market shares and projected growth of the UK online gambling market by product vertical....
The South African gambling market continues to be dominated by a sizeable, albeit maturing, casino sector, although sustained double-digit growth from betting, limited payout machines (LPMs) and...

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