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.
 

A letter made public this September that outlines a commitment from 16 gambling regulators to address loot boxes and social gaming might be no more than a "toothless tiger", suggested a group of...
Spain has rolled out a number of new consumer protection and anti-fraud initiatives over the past few weeks as part of what has been dubbed a “quest for sustainability” by the country’s regulator.
Repeated attempts by regulators and video game companies to clamp down on illicit skins gambling have largely failed to inhibit today’s thriving black market, often openly supported through...
The burgeoning esports industry has become a growing fascination for those in the gaming industry, as evidenced by standing room only attendance for a panel on the topic on Monday, the first day of...
Sports betting may help Atlantic City regain its footing as a gambling market, but to sustain a resurgence the city will need to find a way to attract millennials, the coveted demographic of...
Esports betting operator Unikrn is being sued over claims that the cryptocurrency tokens it sold as part of an initial coin offering were in violation of US securities law.
Leading figures in the esports betting market are calling for action to address the sector’s numerous match-fixing scandals and their connection to the murky underbelly of unregulated skins betting.
Brazil has announced the date for an auction of an instant lottery concession, the Japanese government is attempting to smooth the passage of its casino legislation and a British Columbia official...
A new smartphone app is being rolled out to athletes around Europe to encourage them to alert authorities to match-fixing threats.
Gambling may become a goldmine in the digital age, but professional sports leagues in the United States are lagging in the race to take advantage of the opportunity, according to two prominent...
Lawmakers in Annapolis are considering legalizing esports to attract a new audience to the state’s casinos.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from January 2018 includes information on expanded gaming legislation in Florida, Indiana and Mississippi, tribal gaming in California...
Football and gambling cryptocurrencies form an unlikely UK tie-up, MGM Cotai's Macau launch is delayed and Stadium Casino wins a bid to create a new Pennsylvania mini-casino.
Figures from the Gambling Commission suggest that 12 percent of children in the UK are spending their own money on gambling every week, as fears about new forms of online wagering begin to bite.
Four months after FanDuel’s attempt to merge with DraftKings collapsed, co-founder and CEO Nigel Eccles has left the daily fantasy sports company to pursue opportunities in esports.
As Caesars Entertainment executives rang the Nasdaq market’s opening bell on Tuesday, it marked the symbolic end of the company’s more than two-year restructuring process that has left Caesars with...

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