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 Gambling Commission on 1st June issued an updated version of its Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice first issued in November 2006. Holders of operating licences should review the revised...
Last week’s International Gaming Expo held on the shores of Lake Como brought together the world of online betting, represented by European operators, and casino operators from the US. Both took...
Following a court decision in March demanding the removal of a cash machine from a Codere bingo hall, gaming officials in Buenos Aires have now announced that ATMs will be removed from all gaming...
The Mexican gambling market continues to be transformed as CIE obtains a licence from the government to open a further 20 bingo halls and betting shops.
The Gambling Commission has this month released a consultation document which sets out the annual or quarterly returns that it is proposing licensed operators complete as part of their compliance...
Beginning Monday May 21, Local Licensing Authorities in Great Britain will be accepting applications for premises licences from all gambling operators under the provisions of the 2005 Gambling Act.
Whilst the Lula administration remains tight-lipped on the possible prohibition of bingo amidst money laundering and corruption concerns, 12,000 bingo hall workers rally in Brasilia to demand the...
On February 1st 2007, draft regulations were approved by the Minister of State, Department of Culture, Media and Sport and laid before Parliament for approval, which set out the mandatory and...
The Committee on Advertising Practice (CAP) and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) have today published new rules relating to the advertising of gambling which will go into...
Labour unions and thousands of Brazilian bingo hall workers will march on the capital Brasilia later this week to demand that the government regulates, rather than outlaws, the industry.
IGT and Scientific games have joined the ranks of top gambling industry suppliers seeking a foothold in the Chinese lottery market, but as the recent problems at Betex have shown, severe regulatory...
SkyBet, the betting and gaming arm of Rupert Murdoch’s British Sky Broadcasting Group this week trumpeted 26 percent revenue growth over the past nine months. Their managing director, Richard Flint...
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...

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