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.

Pennsylvania gambling regulators are coming under fire after rejecting an emergency application for a temporary racino licence at one of the state’s racetracks. The rebuff, which threatens to...
Government officials from two regions of Taiwan that are seeking to host casino gambling have called on the Government to closely follow the example of Singapore’s two integrated resorts when...
Gambling Commission officers and vice police working together for the first time have arrested three men suspected of running a gambling ring which scammed casinos and bookmakers across the country.
The administrative body for gaming activities in Madrid is to be merged into the regional government’s tax department in a cost-saving exercise, it was announced last week. The move threatens to...
Brisk business in Macau and a tax benefit helped lift Wynn Resorts to higher profit in the second quarter even as the economic downturn dragged down gambling revenue at its flagship Las Vegas...
Post-Triple Crown US wagering turnover is down more than 10 percent on last year, according to recent research figures that suggest the racing industry is suffering on the general economic downturn...
Revenues from the first six months of gambling activities in Macau exceeded 70.6 percent of the total revenues posted last year, according to the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB)....
Las Vegas Sands has pulled its application to operate a casino in Wyandotte County, Kansas, citing an upcoming referendum down river in Missouri that could free the state’s four floating casinos...
Australian gaming giant Crown has confirmed it will not be investing in a $1bn-plus casino resort in Manila, the Philippines, citing the rising cost of credit in the current economic climate. Crown...
Tasmanian gaming regulators could shortly recommend introducing mandatory smartcard identification systems for all electronic gaming machines in the state following the publication this week of a...
The long-delayed debut of poker and table gaming in West Virginia’s Kanawha County is imminent, according to some observers. But with the impact of a consumer downturn and higher gasoline prices...
Recent comments by Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou, reaffirming his commitment to casino development on the outlying Penghu island, have prompted a leading policymaker to fast track an ongoing...
If reports emanating from Russia are to be believed, the international gaming community could soon be turning its attention to one of the hottest of warzone hotspots, with Iraqi investment brokers...
Many of the biggest Las Vegas operators have been hit by a series of debt downgrades, downward revisions and reviews by one of the major ratings agencies. Suggestions abound that some may struggle...
Pennsylvania’s fast-growing gambling sector has run into a patch of heavy political turbulence, with an array of proposed slot and casino venues now in jeopardy amid rising criticism by elected...
As the slowing economy begins to affect the fortunes of the traditionally recession resilient gambling industry, lenders should be aware of the regulatory issues involved should they find...

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