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.

In a strong endorsement of the state gaming regulators, a New Jersey appeals court last week heaped further criticism on the former owner of Atlantic City's Tropicana casino and flatly rejected its...
Florida’s Supreme Court has ruled that Governor Charlie Crist exceeded his authority when he negotiated a compact last year that let the Seminole tribe offer Class III games including blackjack and...
Casinos in Canada’s eastern province of Ontario are lobbying to iron out inconsistencies in the nation’s gambling laws that would allow them to take a wider range of sports bets. The casinos argue...
Harrah’s has reacted to a worsening consumer climate in the US by arranging a procedure to pay off part of its debt – by arranging more debt. The $80m in savings will then be utilised for “general...
Massachusetts racetrack owners, in a bid to win state approval for thousands of slot machines, are pledging hundreds of millions in aid to cash-strapped city and town governments. The legislative...
Macau junket aggregator A-Max has reported a sharp fall in monthly rolling-chip volume, a headline indicator of gaming volumes, for the month of June. The decline has been blamed on the new visa...
The UK casino sector is quickly acquiring toxic status for international operators. According to their latest results, a severe deterioration in the value of Isle of Capri’s UK casino interests has...
NagaCorp, the monopoly casino operator in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, has indicated that it may sell sub-concessions to foreign companies to encourage further development of the VIP market...
In one of the first signs that new mainland visa restrictions may be having a sustained effect in Macau, Galaxy Entertainment has announced they are laying off 270 resident workers from their mass...
US investors on a recent road trip through Singapore and Macau were wowed by Las Vegas Sand’s Marina Bay project in Singapore while the Wynn and Crown gathered most plaudits in Macau, despite...
The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that “state-owned and -operated” casinos are constitutional, opening the way for Las Vegas style casinos at at least four locations in the mid-western state.
A major US union has run into a roadblock in its national drive to organize dealers and other casino workers. Despite winning six union representation votes at four Atlantic City gambling venues,...
Some of New England’s more well-established tribes are on the outside looking in when it comes to the dramatic expansion of Indian gaming across the US. Despite being federally recognized, tribes...
In considering two separate cases relating to the laundering of proceeds from gambling enterprises the US Supreme Court has greatly reduced the disparity between the sentences handed out for...
Macau operator SJM has returned to the public markets in Hong Kong and looks likely to achieve a reduced US$654m float at the second time of asking. Documents supporting the fundraising suggest...
Mainland Chinese tourists looking to visit Taiwan under newly signed agreements to promote cross-straits travel will find themselves barred from gambling and other activities. The news is a blow to...

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