Beginning Monday May 21, Local Licensing Authorities in Great Britain will be accepting applications for premises licences from all gambling operators under the provisions of the 2005 Gambling Act.
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...
A new high court decision in Italy will make it harder for the authorities to balance the wants of its new licensees with the needs of its legacy operators.
The Valencia regional government plans to follow Madrid and the Basque Country by regulating sports betting, although concerns felt by its gaming sector will delay the project until 2008.
Whilst the Lula administration remains tight-lipped on the possible prohibition of bingo amidst money laundering and corruption concerns, 12,000 bingo hall workers rally in Brasilia to demand the...
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...
Legislators in Maine have largely exhausted their attempts to push through new gambling legislation this year but a referendum may reignite the issue in November.
A vote this week by the Vintners' Federation of Ireland will bring about a lobbying campaign in Ireland to introduce slot machines in the nation’s pubs.
It has been a week of good news and bad news for the Italian gaming authorities. Figures for the first quarter of 2007 show total tax revenues from the gaming sector have grown 13 percent compared...
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.
Media and communications giants are gunning for the Lotería Nacional, following a January Supreme Court decision that effectively opens up the Mexican market.
England cricket captain Michael Vaughan says his ‘gut feeling’ is that corruption is still rife in the sport but indications are that corruption is likely to be of a more subtle nature than ever...
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 new rule notified by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board on January 22nd 2007, and now subject to public consultation, has the potential to introduce expanded mobile phone and internet...

Pages