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.

After a legislative hold-up which has seen the abandonment of Government plans to authorise a regional casino to be built in Great Britain, and a delay of nearly a year in approving an additional 8...
Racetrack casinos are now driving the expansion of gambling in the US, outpacing their more glamorous casino counterparts when it comes to new growth, a newly released study finds.
The Michigan Gaming Control Board has ordered Detroit's Greektown Casino to devise a way out of its financial predicament or face a forced sale. The casino has only a few weeks to avoid action that...
As the exodus of Russia's casino operators begins in earnest ahead of the federal crackdown next summer, the former Soviet republics in central asia have been among the first to attract attention...
Rhode Island lawmakers have given the green light to 24-hour gambling on the weekends at its two big slot machine venues. The decision to up the ante is, in turn, expected to put more pressure on...
Chile is on the verge of awarding its three remaining casino licences in a public tender process that should be concluding in August 2008. GamblingCompliance interviewed Francisco Leiva, head of...
The California Senate yesterday approved legislation that would prohibit Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger from negotiating gambling deals with Indian tribes that do not have federally recognized land on...
The UK’s Gambling Regulator has moved one step closer to the recommendation of a statutory levy for the UK industry.
Okinawa has long been touted as one of the prefectures in Japan most likely to embrace the regeneration benefits of casino liberalization, however recent polls ahead of elections in the southerly...
The US Department of the Interior has announced it intends to take 254 acres of land into trust for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.
The State of California will appeal a federal ruling limiting their ability to demand payments from a native Indian tribe in exchange for allowing the tribe to add slot machines at its casino.
A second major slot complex is poised to move in the New York City area, with state officials preparing to choose a company to operate thousands of slot machines at the Aqueduct racetrack.
With Vegas visitors tightening their belts the Strip’s leading operator, MGM Mirage, has begun to consider its strategic options. In an interview with GamblingCompliance MGM’s chief financial...
The victory of former Roman Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo in Paraguay's presidential election in April ended more than six decades of rule by the Colorado Party. But whilst the upheaval in...
Rank’s trading statement this week made such modest claims of improvement that it provoked one analyst to suggest that the best news was that it 'doesn’t sound like the numbers were being talked...
A new report suggests public support for expanded gambling in Massachusetts remains high and may even be gaining ground, despite the landslide State House defeat of Gov. Deval Patrick's recent...

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