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.

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...
The Macau government has introduced regulations covering Texas Hold ’Em poker, authorising holders of casino concessions in the Special Administrative Region to offer individual games and poker...
The Legal Gaming in Europe Summit, held last week in London to coincide with the International Casino Exhibition, is fast becoming an essential early season indicator of the progress being made by...
GamblingCompliance spoke exclusively to French casino operator Patrick Partouche about the prospects for a liberalization of France’s online gambling market during the course of 2008, and the plans...
Nevada’s recent primary contest highlighted the growing importance of the gambling industry as a supporter of political campaigns, but it also revealed radically diverging opinions over the issue...
The chairman of the Philippines’ state gaming company Pagcor has said that licences to operate the first two casinos scheduled for construction in an entertainment resort in Manila Bay will be...
Interpol’s Global Conference on Asian Organised Crime in Singapore late last week sent a strong message that it would take more proactive measures, including information sharing, to bust illegal...
Encouraged by developments in France where the lobbying efforts of operators Partouche and Lucien Barrière appear to be making headway, the European Casino Association yesterday announced a new...
Greatly anticipated but much criticised, the German Interstate Gambling Treaty finally came into force on January 1, 2008. Gamblingcompliance presents a summary of the Treaty’s key provisions for...
The federal agency that oversees tribal casinos has again pushed back a decision on whether to toughen up regulations on Class II gambling machines. The move by the National Indian Gaming...
Austrian lottery and casino operators Österreichische Lotterien and Casinos Austria have said that their state-owned online poker room, operated in conjunction with Sweden’s Svenska Spel and Boss...

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