Local regulation of online gambling has spread throughout Europe over the past decade and into the U.S., Latin America and Africa, presenting new opportunities and competitive challenges from traditional gambling companies, while requiring online operators to comply with different regulatory regimes in different markets.

GamblingCompliance breaks down the latest developments in online gambling regulation jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction to help operators and regulators monitor market growth, identify which products are permitted in specific jurisdictions and address compliance challenges from advertising restrictions to enforcement risks.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has appointed a replacement for the chairman toppled by its Wynn Resorts investigation, an Australian judge has excoriated the online betting industry in an...
Four professional tennis players have been arrested in France over suspected match-fixing as the net closes on an organised crime gang thought to be behind hundreds of dodgy tennis matches across...
Massachusetts has opened a new front in the lobbying battle over legal sports betting with two bills proposing to allow companies to operate online wagering independent of any relationship with a...
Gordon Medenica, director of the Maryland Lottery, on Thursday said this week’s decision by the U.S. Department of Justice to reverse a 2011 opinion on the Wire Act was politically motivated and...
A new U.S. Department of Justice opinion on the Wire Act adds “a lot more confusion” for online gambling dealmakers and European companies eager to expand into the U.S. market, experts have said.
Although California’s gaming market is dominated by its approximately 60 tribal casinos, the state also boasts card rooms, a state lottery, wagering on horseracing and charitable gaming.
Latest monthly Sports Betting Report data from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The data released for the state contains the following information by location: Handle, gross revenue, gross...
Latest Annual Report data from La Française des Jeux (FDJ) of France. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Total stakes versus gross gaming revenue, a breakdown of...
British politicians show no sign of easing pressure on the gambling industry, as renewed efforts to evaluate the impact of online gambling and gambling adverts are discussed across Westminster.
As part of its ongoing effort to clear the ground for the state’s slot hall monopoly, the Ministry of Justice has unveiled harsh penalties for unlicensed land-based operators and companies that...
The U.S. Department of Justice’s new opinion on the scope of the federal Wire Act could disrupt the planned launch of online casino gaming in Pennsylvania, with regulators now poised to revisit...
Payment providers serving the U.S. online gambling market face legal uncertainty after a decision by the Department of Justice to reverse its 2011 opinion on the application of the federal Wire Act.
Since 2010, operators have been allowed to offer online gambling services related to betting and poker (jeux de cercle). Following the signing of a shared poker liquidity agreement in July 2017,...
In late 2017, the French regulatory authority began to issue shared poker liquidity licences. Meanwhile, draft legislation has been introduced to privatise the national lottery, Française des Jeux ...
Latest monthly Online Gaming Report data from the Delaware Lottery. The data released for the state contains the following information by operator: Online table games and online video lottery...
The closure of one of Northern Ireland’s two greyhound racecourses could spell the end for the sport in the country, as around the world greyhound tracks face a similar fate.

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