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.

Gamblingcompliance.com examines the regulatory framework and licencing conditions in relation to Bingo under the Gambling Act 2005.
Mexico’s gambling industry looks set to be hit with an additional 20 percent tax on gross gaming revenue as a fiscal reform bill is approved by one house of Mexican Congress. Observers are now...
The Gambling Commission’s task of ensuring operators’ compliance with the 2005 Gambling Act may seem an arduous one, but the Commission’s Compliance Process information paper, released in August,...
Brazil’s bingo halls and slot machine parlours have the potential to become some of the biggest sectors of the Latin American gaming industry. However, the lack of clear regulation and links...
The provisions of the 2005 Gambling Act, now in effect (the Act), continue the tradition of allowing a wide range of gambling activities to be carried out for the purposes of fundraising for...
In an effort to harmonise the taxes faced by disgruntled bingo operators with those applicable to other player-to-player games, Her Majesty’s Treasury has indicated that poker games played in...
Bingo and gaming hall operators have been united by concerns over how the opening of new betting shops may affect their respective businesses but proposed new machine regulations that will allow...
SENIAT, the Venezuelan tax agency, has warned bingo and casino operators in the country that they risk facing sanctions if they fail to comply with new legislation that greatly increases the tax...
As a result of judicial and legislative activism, gambling and gaming law is currently being overhauled by a draft bill which was expected to come into force in 2007.
Casino developers and racetrack operators are turning obscure state laws to their advantage in their bids to crack Massachusetts and New Hampshire, two New England markets that have proven...
With the changes to the laws affecting gambling advertising in the UK having come into effect on September 1st, Gamblingcompliance.com presents a quick summary of the applicable codes and...
Incorporating informal and unregulated sectors into the formal economy is a huge challenge shared by nearly all South American governments, and, in certain countries, gambling is one such sector...
Increased advertising opportunities permitted under the 2005 Gambling Act are keenly awaited by the UK gambling industry but less liberal legislation that will continue to apply in Northern Ireland...
Loteria Nacional, the administrator of bingo gaming in the city of Buenos Aires, has announced a new tendering process to grant licences to bingo operators. However, politicians are enraged at the...
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has sent his long-awaited fiscal reform bill to the Mexican Congress for approval. If passed, it will impact important areas of the Mexican economy, including the...
The UK gambling industry is hoping that its agreement to a TV advertising watershed and the removal of logos from children’s merchandise, outlined today in a much-anticipated voluntary code of...

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