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.

Gambling is a "public health problem" and advertising will need regulation because "right now, it is practically the law of the jungle", Spanish minister of consumer affairs Alberto Garzón has said.
The ability of a casino to use artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition to welcome patrons to a property and welcome them with their favorite cocktail already exists, but operators,...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal includes a proposed expansion of sports betting, but not quite to the scale that supporters had hoped to see.
Colorado's gaming market currently consists of commercial casinos, charitable gaming, a state lottery, tribal casinos and pari-mutuel wagering at one racetrack and off-track betting at ten...
The Ministry of Finance’s blacklist of illegal gambling websites is operating and remains available publicly, while more and more unregistered slot machines are seized and fines for them imposed....
Apple received fewer requests from governments to remove gambling-related apps from its App Store during the first six months of last year.
A leaked draft of the new German interstate treaty would impose a €1,000 monthly spending limit on online sports betting and massively restrict in-play betting, say newspaper reports.
Hospitality and retail companies are among the top seven targets for hackers, and the amount of data that gaming companies keep on their customers makes them extra vulnerable, an expert on...
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 UK government and its data watchdog on Sunday launched probes after reports linking betting companies to an educational database featuring the details of millions of children.
A member of the UK’s House of Lords has introduced a bill that would allow coroners to record gambling addiction as a factor behind suicide, in a bid to influence future policymaking decisions.
Swedish gambling advertising spending fell almost 22 percent over the first 11 months of last year, even as its government minister made repeated calls for restrictions or a ban.
Several top U.S. gaming regulators have said advancements in technology and strong integrity plans will be required before they start permitting riskier bet types, such as a deeper line-up of in...

This tracker, which is produced by GamblingCompliance in collaboration with MELCHERS law firm, enables our subscribers to keep ahead of the most important developments that may affect the regulatory...

Spain's minister of consumer affairs has said he is considering following in the UK’s footstep by banning the use of credit cards in both online and land-based venues.
A senior Gambling Commission official obliquely responded to attacks on the UK industry's responsible gambling credentials by pointing out that evidence does not suggest gambling participation or...

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