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.

The introduction of the 2005 Gambling Act in September should have signalled a time of renewed optimism for UK gambling operators. However, the material impact of the smoking ban and tax increases...
Malaysian firm Genting’s reported interest in acquiring UK casino and bingo operator Rank could spark a probe from competition regulators, it emerged yesterday. But some observers believe that a...
Real Madrid is set to be fined by authorities in the German state of Lower Saxony after the Spanish club defied demands to drop the Bwin.com logo from its shirts for this week’s Champions League...
News emanating from two of the UK’s largest casino operators has revealed their growing dissatisfaction with the UK’s approach to casino regulation and taxation.
The crime of money laundering, the process of hiding the illegal origin of the proceeds of criminal activities should be an area of vigilance to the gambling community and one in which operators...
Obtaining a Premises Licence from the Local Licensing Authority is required for most bricks and mortar gambling operations in Great Britain. This includes casinos, off-track betting shops, bingo...
A conference on changes in the Italian gambling market, held this week in Rome, raised the possibility of a new simplified legal structure to accompany the national regulator’s new title. A much...
Modern times have seen Norway restrict gaming to a system of exclusive rights and licences which deny many private operators access to the market. However, current litigation may see this system...
Senior executives at this week’s BISL conference warned that a statutory levy would be imposed upon UK gambling operators unless contributions to the Responsibility in Gambling Trust (RIGT) are...
The impact of the 2005 Gambling Act has been felt most acutely in the UK’s bingo halls where machine re-categorisation, combined with a smoking ban has blown a hole in operator’s revenues and its...
With the new regulatory regime in Britain beginning to take shape, Gamblingcompliance.com presents the following guide to the reporting obligations of 2005 Gambling Act licensees. As well as...
A number of leading gaming machine manufacturers consider Mexico to be one of the hottest markets in the world, although close analysis of the applicable legislation shows that Mexico has not...
Thinking of buying or selling a gambling company in the UK? With the 2005 Gambling Act now in force, Gamblingcompliance.com reviews the licensing and compliance issues that should be taken into...
The year 2007 has been a dark time for the Brazilian slot machine industry, with thousands of machines seized by police after a Supreme Court decision effectively confirmed their illegal status....
UK satellite operator BSkyB has stopped taking applications for new channel launches on its UK satellite platform, saying memory constraints on its set-top boxes mean space on its electronic...
With the bulk of its September 1st licence applications now processed and for the most part approved, the Gambling Commission looks to have cleared a major regulatory hurdle without too much...

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