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 new gambling regulatory regime entered into force in the Czech Republic on January 1, 2017. The new law allows for EU- and EEA-based operators to enter the Czech market for the first time and...
Canada’s sprawling, C$16bn+ gambling market continues to be dominated by low-growth terrestrial gaming facilities, with higher-growth government-run online operations still dwarfed by the land...
Latest Annual Gaming Report data from the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic. The data released for the country contains the following information by gaming sector: Amounts staked, prizes,...
Latest Annual Report data from Loto-Québec of Canada. The data released for the provincial operator contains the following information: Gaming revenue by business segment, sales by lottery game,...
During 2017, Andalusia’s government passed a decree to regulate the operation of land-based and online betting services in the region. The region is also expecting to award a licence for its sixth...
Attempts to outlaw all forms of gambling in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava have been blocked by a regional court.
Latest Annual Report data from SAZKA of the Czech Republic. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Sales by game category, prize payouts, total cost of sales, gross...
Moves towards tighter controls on gambling advertising are gaining momentum in Bulgaria and Lithuania, with parliaments in both countries due to debate amendments that would limit the scope of...
Romania has emerged as Europe’s latest €100m+ regulated online gambling market, with a healthy take-up of licences contributing to calendar 2017 gross gaming revenue of around €140m in the budding...
Cypriot bookmakers are desperate for monopolies in racing bets and kino games to be broken up, but they may have to settle for regulatory approval of new products like virtual betting and skill...
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rebuked Malta-based m88.com for adverts that the regulator believes could encourage children to gamble, against a backdrop of mounting political...
In March 2018, the Belgian Constitutional Court annulled the amendments to the VAT tax code that imposed VAT on online gambling operators. A legal framework for virtual betting in land-based...
Switzerland’s new gambling act was approved on September 29, 2017. However, due to the controversy surrounding the introduction of website blocking measures, the act will be the subject of a...
Political instability has added to further delays in the development of an integrated resort casino in Catalonia, although a final adjudication should be forthcoming.
Revenue from Panama’s lucrative Type A slot segment was broadly flat in 2017, following tax-related declines in both 2015 and 2016, while sports-betting activity has been boosted by the country’s...
Russia has established payment blocking measures to fight illegal gambling activities, while the government prepares to liquidate the Azov City gambling zone by the end of 2018.

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