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 helping suppliers determine the legality of different products in the jurisdictions in which they provide services.

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

Defeats for gambling expansion plans in Massachusetts, Maine and Kentucky are inspiring anti-casino activists in the US to think more ambitiously. While fights against new casinos have...
Estimates suggest the infrastructure costs of creating Russia’s controversial new gambling zones could dwarf the expenditure already earmarked for the Sochi Olympics in 2014. But while politicians...
Other New England states are starting to look anew at expanded gambling in the wake of the collapse of a sweeping plan to make Massachusetts a major player in the casino resort industry....
At a press conference held in San José late last week, three senior government ministers revealed extensive new regulations for land-based casinos in Costa Rica. The government promised a...
The recent travails of the UK’s bingo hall operators have been well-documented, but the news that Gala Coral’s debt is now being snapped up by private equity at a discount suggests that some think...
In a speech thanking the islanders for their support during his election campaign, Taiwan’s President-elect Ma Ying-jeou pledged to honour his election promise and push forward legislation to allow...
A report from the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) suggests that gambling has become the biggest entertainment industry in the country and alongside this growth is what the CGA claims is the best...
Ahead of an announced public consultation on operating licence conditions in the UK, the Gambling Commission’s director of monitoring and enforcement presents his view of the gambling industry’s...
GamblingCompliance spoke exclusively to Melco PBL subsidiary MPEL's chief executive Lawrence Ho about the Macau casino concession holder's plans for its six-star high roller property, the Crown...
US gambling operator Harrah's Entertainment Inc. and Slovenia's Hit Group have suspended talks on construction of a €750m casino and entertainment park in western Slovenia, citing contractual...
A Casinos Austria-owned online casino will soon begin to offer its games to residents in the German state of Lower Saxony following a court victory last week, despite the general prohibition on...
Rhode Island is mulling plans to make its flagship video slot complex a full-fledged casino, a move that could further raise the regulatory stakes in an intensifying regional gambling war. The...
Concern that gambling charities have so far received insufficient voluntary funding from the industry in order to run sustainable programs raises wider questions about the industry’s true...
The Court of Appeal will hear a challenge next week from two parties seeking to shift the burden of proof in the so-called ‘demand test’ for pending casino applications under the 1968 Gaming Act. A...
As part of a series of interviews with gaming regulators from Latin America, GamblingCompliance spoke exclusively with Mery Luz Londoño, president of ETESA, the chief regulator of gambling and...
Following speculation over Genting’s approach for UK casino operator Rank Group yesterday, a new report by a Malaysian research group RHB suggests Malaysian casino operators and machine suppliers...

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