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.

UK gambling operators are discovering that the new personal licensing regime, introduced under the 2005 Gambling Act, has the potential to land less forward-thinking operators in technical breach...
As Samak Sundarvej and his People's Power Party start to settle into their new roles as Thailand's prime minister and ministry, their government - Thailand's first democratically-elected one since...
The battle by a Rhode Island tribe to take additional land for a possible casino has triggered a high-profile legal clash with national implications for the expansion of Indian gaming. Rhode Island...
Plans by Russia’s largest casino operator Storm International to open a new hotel and casino in Costa Rica in 2008 have been all but abandoned following a concerted political campaign in the...
An Upstate New York Indian tribe has won a rare victory from the Bush Administration, which has taken a tough line against the expansion of tribal gaming in the US. After a lengthy struggle, the...
At the recent GamblingCompliance Executive Briefing a question was asked as to why an online casino cannot advertise prizes offering UK customers a seat at the World Series of Poker (WSOP)...
An Indian tribe has threatened legal action against the Governor of New Mexico after state police blocked access to a controversial new casino. Their case highlights the administrative confusion...
Speaking at the GamblingCompliance Executive Briefing held earlier this week in London, UK industry observers agreed that the Government's decision to officially shelve plans for a super-casino...
As political obstacles delay the plans of leading Asian land-based casino centres to license online gambling operators, an alternative may be taking shape in the form of split jurisdictional...
In the last 10 years the Philippines has become one of the most important gaming hubs in the Asia-Pacific region. In order to attract further investment to its shores, the Philippines is offering...
Connecticut should raise the stakes by licensing one and possibly two more casinos if Massachusetts legalizes resort-style gambling, University of Connecticut researchers argue. The suggestion,...
Following the Government’s confirmation yesterday that new casino licences under the 2005 Gambling Act will be limited to the eight large and eight small casinos recommended by the Casino Advisory...
Demand for online gambling in Asia is already being stimulated by player’s familiarity with their favourite casino brands developed over the mobile phone and the internet. But according to the...
Tribes across the US will be required to license their casinos every three years, demonstrating compliance with everything from fire safety codes to sewage disposal regulations, under a new federal...
Observers of Russia’s gambling industry have expressed some hope that the Government will come to revise legislation imposing an outright ban on casinos and slot machines in all major Russian...
The Nevada casino industry has succeeded in blocking one proposal for a public ballot to substantially raise gaming taxes in the state, but another well-supported proposal remains on the books. In...

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