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 National Indian Gaming Commission will begin an investigative audit next week into the finances of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes to determine how the fractious tribes have dispersed an...
Harrah’s Entertainment says that it has overcome the final regulatory barriers in the way of its takeover by two private equity firms after the deal received the approval of both the Nevada Gaming...
As part of a series of recent measures designed to tackle gambling addiction, the Catalan government has proposed that no new slot machine parlours should be permitted to open in the region.
Taiwan’s legislature has kicked the issue of casino development on its outlying islands into the long grass by decisively voting down a relatively mild casino development bill. The measures could...
The federal agency that polices tribal casinos in the US is waging an increasingly uphill battle amid mounting challenges to its authority.
Danish poker players were handed an unwelcome Christmas present yesterday when the eastern division of the Danish High Court found tournament poker to be a game of chance, overturning a previous...
The MGM Grand Macau property, Macau’s 28th casino, opened yesterday intensifying the already fierce competition in the city’s casino industry. But while MGM’s venture with the daughter of...
A Federal judge in Argentina has ordered the closure of the Buenos Aires floating casinos, operated jointly by Spanish company Cirsa and Argentine Casino Club, after Government intervention in a...
Tribal casinos across the US are grappling with tough new reporting requirements as the Bush Administration expands its campaign against terror financing. The new rules, published by a branch of...
Panamanian casinos have reported healthy growth for the year 2007 but observers warn that casinos are proving more popular with locals than the tourists they are supposed to attract to the Central...
A local newspaper has revealed that the Macau Government has allowed casino junkets to communicate with high rollers by telephone, and gamble on their behalf since the height of the SARS crisis in...
Following staff cuts and a string of recent customer complaints about hotel standards, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission has refused to grant a full casino licence to the new owners of the...
The run-up to Christmas in Spain’s gambling industry has traditionally been dominated by the state lottery’s festive ‘El Gordo’ draw but legislative demands made of the Spanish government recently...
Operators applying for UK licences under the 2005 Gambling Act should take the necessary steps to protect commercially sensitive information that is disclosed to the Gambling Commission.
Australian gambling industry participants will need to ensure compliance with relevant anti-money laundering obligations and will need to introduce an anti-money laundering program. Special care is...
The Macau Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau and leading operators have distanced themselves from a report in the South China Morning Post that suggests that side-betting, or ‘skimming’,...

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