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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.

A rapidly implemented shake-up in their operating rules has sent smaller bingo halls in Ontario into steep decline.
Global compliance standards are converging due to the increased influence of major international gambling companies and the standardisation of regulatory requirements.
Comments from the Minister of Justice last week suggest that the government could move to outlaw bingo halls and slot machines in the wake of the ‘Operation Hurricane’ scandal.
Following the implication of judges, police officials and politicians in a high-profile police operation against organized crime in the Brazilian gambling industry, ‘legitimate’ bingo operators...
A high-profile nationwide police operation against money laundering activities has shown just how far corruption in Brazil’s gambling industry extends.
Both the DCMS and the Gambling Commission have and are continuing to hold consultations on various technical aspects of hardware and software used in gambling machines licensed under the Gambling...
With 12 working days to go before the April 27th deadline for filing operating licence applications to ensure continuity of business after September 1st, the Gambling Commission and DCMS still have...
At this point, the attitude of the Gambling Commission towards Compliance and Enforcement is hard to predict.
Current gambling operators enjoy ‘grandfathered’ rights to obtain premises licences under the new Act, effective September 1st 2007. Local Licensing Authorities are thus obliged to grant them – but...
Application fees are based on the category and type of operation.
Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet has said it intends to publish an advertisement for Maltese gambling company Expekt, despite a court ruling on Thursday authorizing stiff penalties if it goes ahead.
According to the UK Bingo Association, the very future of the industry could be under threat due to unjustly high levels of taxation and the smoking ban coming into effect in the UK and Wales later...
Having been informed last week of the extent of gambling addiction in their state, Californian Senators now plan to tackle the problem.
As part of its series of articles focusing on the practical implications of the UK Gambling Act 2005, Gamblingcompliance.com presents a guide to the main criminal offences either created by or...
The Gambling Commission proposes to reduce the licensing burden on the industry by allowing employees holding certificates of approval under the 1968 Act to continue in their current jobs without...
This paper will review the new law, regulations and guidance papers to analyse the responsibilities of operators and personnel in securing their facilities against under-age gamblers.

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