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.

According to a respected Wall Street forecast the new year will bring a mixed bag for the US gaming industry, the prospect of gambling expansion in some key states tempered by increased regulation...
Proposed new legislation to prevent the unauthorised exploitation of fake Egyptian artifacts abroad could mean that the Las Vegas Strip’s iconic Luxor hotel may have to abandon its famous exhibit...
Greece’s small network of successful licensed casinos has thrived in the past decade but according to reports emerging from the country, their numbers are set to expand in the new year as the...
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has agreed in principle to submit a bill to parliament to legalise casinos in the country, according to reports emerging from Japan this week. However,...
The Chilean Casino Control Board will accept applications for the remaining three licences to be granted under a 2005 law that allowed for up to 17 new casinos to be introduced in the country. The...
In a scandal that has rocked the Uruguayan government, the head regulators of casinos and lotteries in the country have been formally charged with fraud and extortion over alleged mis-management of...
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...

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