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.

The New Jersey Assembly last week approved a bill to hold a referendum on introducing sports betting in the state’s casinos, but federal legislation means the best the state can hope for is an...
New legislation governing the running of bricks and mortar poker clubs is “irrational and unjustified” in places, according to a defence barrister in the controversial Gutshot case.
Lawmakers in Mississippi have approved a bill to limit the areas in which new casinos can be built in a state still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Katrina. Surprisingly, and almost...
Resort casinos are back on the political agenda for a number of Caribbean destinations, as fears about declining growth reinvigorate debate about the future direction of the tourist industry. The...
Prime Minister Gordon Brown was yesterday accused of leaving the gambling industry "in turmoil" after leaked letters indicated Labour will give the go ahead to 16 large and small casinos around...
In addition to the 17 new casino licences authorised by the 2005 Gambling Act, there are a number of outstanding certificates of consents and licence grants in process under the provisions of the...
Las Vegas-style gaming could be coming to the Aragon region of Spain with plans for a massive 32-casino entertainment resort Gran Scala already at an advanced stage. At the recent ICE event in...
A proposed private equity bid for South African casino operator Gold Reef Resorts has collapsed after a damning report by the country’s Securities Regulation Panel made regulatory approval from...
The drive to bring expanded gambling to New Hampshire now faces an increasingly uphill battle, with Govenor John Lynch last week stating he is extremely sceptical of proposals to open the state to...
Tribal casinos in the US could take a nearly $2 billion revenue hit and face huge compliance costs and job losses in the wake of a proposed federal crackdown on Class II gambling machines, a new...
Germany’s casinos, battered by plummeting revenues as a result of recently enforced smoking bans, are set to begin lobbying for tax reforms to ensure survival. They insist their plight is being...
Dramatic tax increases, import bans and clampdowns on non-compliant gambling businesses in Venezuela are causing operators to seek out opportunities in neighbouring Colombia where the regulatory...
The opening of the Ponte 16 casino along Macau’s western waterfront last week highlighted some of the many regulatory, logistical, and fiscal challenges the casino-driven city is currently...
U.S. Forces in South Korea are investigating accusations that Korean nationals have been allowed widespread access to slot machine gambling facilities on their bases in South Korea. The U.S. Army...
As negative publicity engulfs Macau following the sentencing of former Government minister Ao Man Long to 27 years in prison following his conviction on corruption charges, casino magnate Dr...
The Majestic Star Casino announced this week that legislation that would have allowed the transfer of one of its two gaming licenses in Gary, Indiana to Steuben County, Indiana was defeated in the...

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