Bingo and electronic bingo machines remain a major component of the global gaming industry, with particular prominence in parts of Latin America, Europe and the tribal casino sector in the United States.

GamblingCompliance’s reports and analysis outline the types of gaming products that are permitted in bingo halls in different jurisdictions and the licensing requirements for suppliers and operators, while allowing subscribers to track the progress of legislation in major new markets, such as Brazil.

Latest annual data from the State Commission on Gambling of Bulgaria. The data released for the country contains the following information: State income from gambling and number of online licences...
Scientific Games has become the latest major gaming supplier to invest in a video-bingo asset ahead of the potential opening of a massive market in Brazil.
A concession to operate instant lottery games is set to be auctioned off in May in an “important step” toward regulation of other gaming verticals, including sports betting, a top official in...
Gambling advertising investments in Sweden increased 43 percent to SEK5.5bn (€560m) last year as operators jostle for market share ahead of the opening of the online market.
Codere’s board of directors voted on Friday to appoint a new CEO and chairman, removing co-founder José Antonio Martínez Sampedro from the roles.
Argentina’s largest province is to close three of its dozen casinos ahead of a tender process to re-award concessions to operate other venues, with Governor María Eugenia Vidal warning of further...
Mexico’s anti-money laundering efforts are undermined by “serious weaknesses” in gaming regulation and lawmakers should act to pass pending gambling legislation to address licensing deficiencies, a...
Mexico’s restrictive gambling law will turn 70 years old this New Year’s Eve, and with presidential elections next July, industry insiders expect to wait a while longer before reforms are passed...
Brazilian gaming interests are cautiously optimistic that gambling legislation will move forward in Congress before the end of the year, but warn that any narrower proposal limited to Las Vegas...
Proposals for a public listing of Cirsa Gaming Corp.’s shares will be presented to the group’s owner for approval early next year, with the company’s Argentina operations possibly being kept...
Pending regulation and taxes could ignite a boom in online gambling mergers and acquisitions next year that could herald massive consolidation like that seen in the global beer industry, one that...
Gambling operators in the UK will have to act quickly and improve how they identify problem gamblers even after a new self-exclusion system launches next year, a government minister has said.
A new Australian government survey has estimated that 42 percent of all gambling spend derives from the 17 percent of gamblers that suffer from or are at risk of problem gambling.
Brazil’s Congress could be gearing up to vote on closely watched legislation to approve casinos, bingo halls and online gaming, according to comments made by Senate and Chamber of Deputies leaders...
A temporary extension of Italy’s bingo hall and betting shop concessions until the end of 2018 looks set to come into effect, following their inclusion by the Italian government in a draft budget...
In a sign of momentum returning for expanded gambling in Brazil, a closely watched Senate bill has been re-submitted with a contentious proposal for an online monopoly dropped in favor of an open...

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