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.

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’,...
The first of Goa’s planned casino boats should be ready to start operations on Goa’s Mandovi River by late January, although whether they will be able to catch the end of Goa’s high season looks...
A new chapter in Argentina’s political history was opened yesterday when the country’s first elected female leader, Cristina Kirchner, was sworn in as president. However, Government intervention in...
A new regulatory regime under the 2005 Gambling Act is now in force, but anticipated growth as a result of the legislative change seems to have been undermined by the UK Treasury’s approach to the...
Senior Taiwanese politicians have sought to decouple the issue of casino liberalization on the outlying Islands from the accelerating election process, but their decision to halt progress on a bill...
The NSW Parliament has passed legislation to create a new, centralised gaming and liquor licensing and regulatory authority. The legislative change is also set to be followed by a reduction in the...
Operators licensed under the 2005 Gambling Act should have already begun to compile certain pieces of information they will be required to submit to the Gambling Commission as part of their...
The defeat of President Hugo Chavez’s controversial plans to alter the Venezuelan constitution could lead to a deceleration of Chavez’s plans for reforms, analysts believe. The result of Sunday’s...
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the city council has no authority to interfere with the state Gaming Control Board’s selection of a site for the SugarHouse casino in downtown...
Shares in James Packer’s Crown Ltd have been up in the first week of trading since the Australian Federal Court approved the demerger of Packer’s now-defunct PBL into separate gaming and media...
The introduction of the 2005 Gambling Act in September should have signalled a time of renewed optimism for UK gambling operators. However, the material impact of the smoking ban and tax increases...

Pages