Wagering on competitive video gaming has firmly established itself as a mainstream betting activity, but concerns over match integrity and how esports intersects with gambling-like elements of modern video games have created a landscape of regulatory uncertainty.

GamblingCompliance decodes the major issues surrounding this bleeding edge technology to provide actionable intelligence on the latest in esports gambling regulation.
 

U.S. Justice Department reportedly probing Sheldon Adelson's Marina Bay Sands casino, a new attempt to lower impending Brazil sports-betting taxes fails and Botswana regulator looks for external...
Bets continue to roll in worldwide on obscure professional sports, esports, and virtual sports products, but experts from several different companies say that although some genres may disappear...
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has published health and safety requirements for the reopening of the state’s casino industry, with guidelines that include strict social distancing rules.
As esports and virtual sports help prop up online betting markets in Europe, restrictive regulatory regimes are limiting their ability to help fill the betting void in key U.S. states.
Malta’s regulator and Sweden’s state-owned operator have warned of integrity risks as desperate bookmakers increasingly offer bets on esports and amateur matches.
As uncertainty continues to surround the resumption of professional sports, some American leagues are turning to unorthodox solutions to keep fans, and potentially bettors, interested.
An influential UK parliamentary group has called for £2 stakes to be imposed during the coronavrius lockdown, Mexico shuts off all gambling for the duration of the crisis and Tasmanian horseracing...
This special report has been put together by Dr. Holger Jakob from MELCHERS law firm to provide some insight on what the new Interstate Treaty on Gambling could mean for betting on esports in...
Elite football teams in Italy have asked the government to suspend the country’s advertising ban for 12 months to help mitigate the effects of the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.
New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement is temporarily allowing online sportsbooks to offer bets on table tennis, Eastern European basketball and various other less obvious sports amid the...
Virus-pummelled bookmakers desperate for viable betting events are looking longingly at esports, which seems set to largely avoid the shutdowns plaguing traditional sports, but the sector presents...
The Netherlands is to extend its two-year "cooling-off period" by an additional six months, frustrating a group of fined operators that had been on course to avoid a temporary ban, as the...
The UK Gambling Commission is struggling to protect problem gamblers from harm amid the explosion in online betting, parliament’s spending watchdog has warned.
It is safe to say David Rebuck, New Jersey’s top gambling regulator, can keep his job as long as he likes even though he is a Republican who could be replaced at any moment by Democratic Governor...
Ireland’s major political parties have promised to create a new gambling regulator, tackle gambling-related harm and introduce restrictions ahead of the country’s upcoming general election.
Latest Annual Gaming Report data from the Malta Gaming Authority. The data released for the country contains the following information: Number of licensed remote operators & licences in issue...

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