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.

Indian tribes have long used their political autonomy to develop and enjoy the benefit of significant casino operations. But, as the case of one Massachusetts tribe demonstrates, the process of...
The policy on gambling in The Netherlands is restrictive and Dutch law only contains limited possibilities for the offering and promoting of games of chance.
Continuation rights apply to premises licence applications filed by July 30th 2007 by current gambling operators. This means that, even if the application is not processed and approved prior to...
New fears about the security of big money televised poker tournaments have been raised after police smashed a sophisticated card-spying operation in Atlantic City.
The Liberal Democratic Party’s plans to introduce casino gambling in Japan could be derailed by defeat in the upcoming July 29 election. However, chances for real progress rest in the hands of...
As part of a series of exclusive articles exploring poker’s legal status throughout Europe, Alex Wade examines the gradual softening of the Italian authorities’ stance on tournament poker, and the...
The Macau Government is heading for a rough ride over deficiencies in their money laundering oversight and licensing processes next week. The issues are set to be discussed at the Asia Pacific...
The prospect of a smoking ban in Pennsylvania has been put on hold until the Autumn, after the state’s House and Senate failed to reach an agreement on a range of businesses including casinos that...
The head of the Chilean Casino Board will not face Presidential calls for his resignation after the Chamber of Deputies last week voted against adopting the recommendations of a Parliamentary...
Research suggests that the introduction of the Smokefree Environments Act in New Zealand in 2004 forced problem gamblers who also happened to be smokers to choose between their competing addictions...
The Chilean Supreme Court is set to rule on Thunderbird’s challenge to its exclusion from the licensing process for 17 new casinos in Chile. A ruling in Thunderbird’s favour would undermine the...
While hopes for Vegas-style resorts in the UK have been crushed by a cautious British Prime Minister, the boss of Spain’s largest gambling business, Cirsa, has questioned whether the market there...
Former model Ivanka Trump is set to join the board of her father’s beleaguered gaming company but her appointment must first be signed off by New Jersey regulators this week.
Gordon Brown’s statement yesterday sank any prospect of a UK-based Las Vegas-style casino in the immediate future. The news is a further blow to an industry already anxious about the repercussions...
As September 1st approaches, operators would be well advised to undertake a due diligence review of operations and procedures to ensure compliance with the new requirements of the Gambling Act 2005...
A new report by accountancy group Price Waterhouse Coopers argues that five years of double-digit growth in the EMEA casino sector will be curtailed by Russia’s regulatory crackdown on its gaming...

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