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 results of the 2006 general elections appear to have pushed back plans for repeal of casino prohibition in Latin America’s two largest countries, at least in the short term.
Poker has long gloried in its status as the outlaw pursuit par excellence but competition law issues now being contested in US courtrooms are threatening to bring the game into the legal mainstream.
With 7 working days to go before the April 27th deadline, less than 3.5% of operators have applied for licences under the 2005 Gambling Act.
A move to accelerate the extension of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp’s (Pagcor) franchise has come in for sharp criticism from a leading bishop and a group of the country’s lawmakers.
Two-thirds of British Columbia’s mainland casinos have been found to be in violation of rules designed to reduce gambling addiction.
Attendees at the Pennsylvania Health Department’s first gambling addiction conference last week heard the State’s initial proposals for harm reduction.
A parliamentary investigation into the 2005 Chilean casino law has reached a damning verdict on both the law itself and the licence tendering process for seventeen new casinos in the South American...
On February 1st 2007, draft regulations were approved by the Minister of State, Department of Culture, Media and Sport and laid before Parliament for approval, which set out the mandatory and...
A commission is to be appointed to examine the case for a large casino to be built in the East London borough of Newham.
The Bulgarian State prosecutor’s office has called off its corruption investigations against a member of the State Gambling Commission because of a lack of evidence.
Under the provisions of the Gambling Act, Licensing Authorities will be no longer be able to consider “demand” as a criteria when reviewing premise license applications. Tough luck on the Dusk to...
The Chinese government has banned a television advert for the new Crown Macau casino, owned by James Packer and Lawrence Ho, which is set to open this weekend.
When Las Vegas Strip heavyweight MGM Mirage told Nevada gaming regulators the casino operator planned to change the composition of its compliance committee, eliminating MGM Mirage executives from...
A progressive Democrat party candidate in the upcoming Irish election has surprised observers by announcing that there are plans to create a new gambling industry watchdog in the town of Gorey.
The UK Gambling Commission has published a list of online and land-based operators who have applied for UK gambling licences ahead of the September implementation of the 2005 Gambling Act.
The California Gambling Control Commission this week unveiled its proposed minimum internal control standards for Indian casinos in a closed-door meeting with tribal officials.