The COVID-19 pandemic is exerting a life-altering effect on every corner of the globe and the various sectors of the gambling industry are no exception.

Gambling venues are shuttering and numerous countries are now on lockdown as the world comes together to battle the spread of the highly infectious disease.

Meanwhile, almost all major sports leagues have halted in a massive hit to bookmakers, with share prices in listed gambling companies nosediving ahead of crashing markets.

See below for all of VIXIO GamblingCompliance’s evolving coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on gambling markets and regulation.

Insight & Analysis

As increases in infections have caused governors to issue new closure orders or additional operational restrictions, any widespread casino closures in the U.S. would be detrimental to the industry's recovery, an American Gaming Association spokesman said Monday.

International Game Technology (IGT) has posted a net loss of $128m for the third quarter, but the company that produces slot machines,...

Gaming stocks in the US and Asia have surged after US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced a “90 percent effective” coronavirus vaccine.

Data

Latest monthly Federal Sports Betting Report data for the United States. The data released contains the following information on a state-by-state basis: Sports wagering handle by channel & sport,...

Latest monthly Federal Online Gaming Report data for the United States. The data released contains the following information on a state-by-state basis: Online gaming revenue, year-on-year growth,...