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.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe are poised to launch compact negotiations, possibly as early as this summer, over plans for a $1 billion gambling resort. The...
Illinois’s Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s highest grossing riverboat casinos cannot recoup a three percent surcharge paid to Illinois’s beleaguered horseracing industry since 2006. The...
The federal commission that oversees Indian gaming has scrapped plans for a broad overhaul of Class II gambling machines, a move that threatened to wipe out thousands of jobs and hundreds of...
Proposals to cap commission rates in their most important market Macau, together with the increasing demands of sub-junket operators, are driving China’s VIP handlers to explore new markets such as...
The jailing of four men in Birmingham earlier this week over their roles in a multi-million pound conspiracy that passed huge amounts of cash through gaming businesses has highlighted the ever...
Despite the weakened state of Japan’s ruling LDP government, cross-party consensus on a casino law for Japan may be as close as two weeks away, according to the party’s advisor on casinos. The...
James Packer’s Crown Ltd has scrapped plans to construct a flagship Crown casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Crown is citing the general economic slowdown for the decision to abandon the move into the...
The head of strategic investments at Malaysia’s Genting Group has indicated that he expects the UK’s casino market to deteriorate still further, as consumer sentiment in non-Asian markets continues...
With A-Max yesterday reporting that its 80 percent indirectly owned AMA International operation has surpassed the HK$43bn mark in rolling-chip turnover, analysts at Jefferies have produced a timely...
Detroit’s Greektown Casino filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, following threats from the Michigan Gaming Control Board to force the casino’s owners to sell up. Whilst the filing...
The process of issuing 16 new casino licences in Great Britain represents one of the last significant opportunities for the casino industry to grow in the UK, absent a reversal of the government’s...
As the year’s biggest Asian gaming expo gets underway in Macau today, the SAR’s beleaguered government is coming under increasing pressure to explain contradictory behaviour towards Las Vegas Sands...
First-quarter profits at Catalan gaming company Cirsa have been impacted by the increasing strength of the euro over local currencies in the numerous Latin American markets in which the firm...
The southern Russian territory of Krasnodar made its bid last week to lure investors to a new casino zone on the Azov Sea. But with glowing architectural models and computer simulations on display,...
The Czech Republic’s Ministry of Finance has opened a consultation on sweeping new gambling legislation expected to be introduced later this year, with regulation of the booming machine gaming...
The changing face of the Macau market has brought good and bad news for Galaxy Entertainment. While the new StarWorld operation is bringing in the VIPs, it seems to have severely eaten into Galaxy...

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