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Although land-based casinos are regulated throughout the world, different jurisdictions continue to adopt divergent policy approaches, from limits on licenses or the size of gaming floors, to tax rates.

GamblingCompliance helps casino operators to identify new markets for growth and analyze local regulatory environments to support their investment decisions, while suppliers can confirm the legality of different products in their jurisdictions their service.

We also help casinos and their advisors address challenges presented by rising expectations in anti-money laundering compliance, and understand the threats and opportunities presented by regulatory regimes for online casino gaming.

The Chilean Supreme Court is set to rule on Thunderbird’s challenge to its exclusion from the licensing process for 17 new casinos in Chile. A ruling in Thunderbird’s favour would undermine the...
While hopes for Vegas-style resorts in the UK have been crushed by a cautious British Prime Minister, the boss of Spain’s largest gambling business, Cirsa, has questioned whether the market there...
Former model Ivanka Trump is set to join the board of her father’s beleaguered gaming company but her appointment must first be signed off by New Jersey regulators this week.
Gordon Brown’s statement yesterday sank any prospect of a UK-based Las Vegas-style casino in the immediate future. The news is a further blow to an industry already anxious about the repercussions...
As September 1st approaches, operators would be well advised to undertake a due diligence review of operations and procedures to ensure compliance with the new requirements of the Gambling Act 2005...
A new report by accountancy group Price Waterhouse Coopers argues that five years of double-digit growth in the EMEA casino sector will be curtailed by Russia’s regulatory crackdown on its gaming...
One of the most fundamental changes introduced by the 2005 Gambling Act is that, from September 1, gambling contracts will be legally enforceable as ordinary contracts and thus subject to the same...
The decision of the provincial government to legalise poker in Quebec’s casinos brings the province into line with its neighbours but may also owe something to the rumoured plans of the Kahnawake...
Poker playing lawyer Lee Rousso is suing the state of Washington in an effort to overturn its 2006 ban on Internet poker, claiming the law is a direct violation of the U.S. Constitution's commerce...
Peter Wilson, a leading licensing lawyer at Blake Lapthorn Tarlo Lyons, looks at the 2005 Gambling Act's likely impact on the ability of UK club owners and publicans, as well as established gaming...
Government officials are to be summoned to answer charges of corruption in the contractual agreements between state-owned casinos in Montevideo and private operators. Concerns expressed about the...
Sochi’s victory in the race to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games will add significant momentum to the Russian Federal Government's plans for a casino zone in Krasnodar.
The Victorian Upper House is planning to conduct a far-reaching inquiry into the conduct of gaming licensing in the state.
The UK gambling industry is on the verge of agreeing to a code of practice to deal with responsibility in advertising but the row over gambling sponsorship on children’s football shirts has...
As the player protection policies of both state-owned and private operators come under greater scrutiny from lawyers, regulators and politicians, social scientists are also beginning to conduct...
An Australian gambling addict is to sue a casino in Victoria to recover the AU$30m he blew after the casino allegedly lured him out of self-exclusion.

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