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.

Last week’s International Gaming Expo held on the shores of Lake Como brought together the world of online betting, represented by European operators, and casino operators from the US. Both took...
Pressure to report suspect transactions has increased in the UK, but the uneven implementation of the EU’s third Money Laundering Directive has laid bare some crucial differences among the...
A $2bn gambling expansion plan passed the Illinois Senate late last night by 30 votes to 29, thanks to support from four newly elected suburban Democrats. The vote came as the Senate raced to meet...
Following a court decision in March demanding the removal of a cash machine from a Codere bingo hall, gaming officials in Buenos Aires have now announced that ATMs will be removed from all gaming...
This week’s International Gaming Expo on the shores of Lake Como began with a bombshell- the first tangible proof that Italy is considering what many had considered unthinkable – the licensing of...
In the latest move to bring the country’s gambling industry under greater regulatory control, the Venezuelan government has announced a three year moratorium on the import of slot machines.
The demise of the Illinois Governor’s proposals for a sweeping receipts tax on the state’s businesses has led him to endorse a massive expansion of gambling in the state, including the opening of a...
Japan is set to legalise casino gambling within the next 12 months but operators face huge regulatory and social obstacles before the gaming tables open, a leading Japanese political expert has...
A legislative decree passed in France this month authorises the introduction of Texas hold ’em poker in French casinos.
Although Nevada gaming regulators say they will continue to evaluate private equity investment into the state's casino businesses "one case at a time", a recent decision by the Nevada Gaming...
In a report on the health of the nation’s gaming sector Switzerland’s gambling regulator has proposed a moratorium on new casino licenses for the next three years, a study into an increase in...
A wave of private equity buyout activity is accelerating the consolidation of the US gaming industry. While Nevada regulators have the option to block or investigate these deals, their powers are...
Consultations have begun regarding the treatment of multi-player machines, the establishment of minimum stakes and limits on deposits, and the prohibition of machines allowing payment by credit card.
The New Zealand government has updated the levy it imposes on the gambling industry in order to fund gambling addiction treatment and research.
According to the Malta Independent newspaper, Lotteries and Gaming Authority chairman Joe Zammit Maempel said this week that new law is awaiting cabinet approval and should come into force by June...
With the rolling out of the personal, operator and premises licensing program introduced by the UK Gambling Act of 2005, the Gambling Commission has been tasked with creating and enforcing an...

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