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.

Operators applying for UK licences under the 2005 Gambling Act should take the necessary steps to protect commercially sensitive information that is disclosed to the Gambling Commission.
A new chapter in Argentina’s political history was opened yesterday when the country’s first elected female leader, Cristina Kirchner, was sworn in as president. However, Government intervention in...
A new regulatory regime under the 2005 Gambling Act is now in force, but anticipated growth as a result of the legislative change seems to have been undermined by the UK Treasury’s approach to the...
Politicians and operators are calling on the Secretary of Government to establish a firmer policy to tackle illicit gaming as the Mexican gambling industry looks back on a year of significant legal...
Operators licensed under the 2005 Gambling Act should have already begun to compile certain pieces of information they will be required to submit to the Gambling Commission as part of their...
The defeat of President Hugo Chavez’s controversial plans to alter the Venezuelan constitution could lead to a deceleration of Chavez’s plans for reforms, analysts believe. The result of Sunday’s...
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...
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...

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