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 Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) has announced penalties against two operators for self-exclusion violations, Genesis Global and Paf, the Finnish-Swedish online gambling operator.
German state prime ministers have agreed a third interstate gambling treaty that removes a 20-company cap on sports-betting licences, but which continues a ban on online casino, restricts live...
GVC's Bwin fined in New Jersey for self-exclusion blunder, Betsson's appeal gets no traction with Dutch regulator and Silver Heritage is given Vietnam exit payment.
The Swedish Consumer Agency has sent a letter to Videoslots accusing the Malta-headquartered operator of gambling advertising breaches, and in the process further clarified the all-important...
The upper house of Argentina’s Congress has unanimously passed a bill that would establish a national framework to address problem gambling.
Illinois lawmakers laid out four different options for legalizing sports betting on Thursday, borrowing elements from states which have already begun offering wagering, as well as getting input...
The Lotteries and Gaming Act 2016, along with five regulations, introduced a new legislative framework for the gambling sector in Uganda. Possible further developments could happen in the near...
Football clubs believe that attempts to sever the close ties between betting and the professional game represent a damaging "seismic shift" for the sport and one to which even fans might object.
The Irish Cabinet has approved the creation of an independent gambling regulator and the publication of interim modernisations via the Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Bill 2019.
Mainstream banks in Africa are struggling to gain a foothold in the payments space as a result of the dominating convenience and acceptance of mobile money, even as concerns gather over the sector...
The president of Philippine gaming regulator PAGCOR has ruled out privatising the agency’s casino gaming operations, sealing a divided administration’s about-face on its dual regulatory and...
After proclaiming himself to be no fan of mobile sports betting earlier this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has panned a proposal to accelerate the approval of downstate casinos and...
An Indiana House committee held its first hearing on Wednesday on a wide-ranging gaming bill that would reconfigure the state’s casino market and legalize sports betting, with operators required to...
Exclusive to U.S. Sports Betting Tracker subscribers, this interactive report tracks partnerships signed by companies since the U.S. Supreme Court ruling of May 2018 and surveys the market...
In Kahnawake, multiple proposals for a land-based casino have been unsuccessful, limiting land-based gaming options. Meanwhile, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission continues to act as a licensing hub...
In January 2019, the Addictive Behavior Reports Journal made available online a study which examines the recreational gamblers experience of responsible gambling tools.

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