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.

Greek politicians lined up to defend their latest online regulations on Wednesday, but industry players found plenty of points to criticise.
The number of blacklisted online gambling domains across 16 reporting European countries, as monitored by GamblingCompliance, grew by 54 percent year-on-year over the course of 2019, as website...
The 18 companies that have applied or committed to apply for a sports-betting licence should mean that the German state can expect at least a 75 percent channelisation rate, according to Hesse's...
In its first full calendar year offering sports betting and online casino, New Jersey established itself as one of the top regulated online gambling markets in the world, on par with countries...
A bill legalizing sports betting in Kentucky was amended Wednesday to allow wagering on the teams of in-state public universities, potentially allowing bets on popular University of Louisville and...
Latest Annual Report data from SAZKA of the Czech Republic. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Sales by game category, prize payouts, total cost of sales, gross...
A new licensing system came into effect in Sweden on January 1, 2019. The online gambling market was opened for private operators, whereas certain other gambling activities remain under a state...
Latest monthly Sports Betting Report data from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. The data released for the state contains the following information: Sports wagering handle, gross...
Latest monthly Online Gaming Report data from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. The data released for the state contains the following information by operator: Online casino revenue,...
Poland’s gambling trade association is pushing for the creation of a new UK-style regulator and has repeated calls for an end to the country’s 12 percent turnover tax on betting.
China has warned it is preparing to increase pressure on regional gaming jurisdictions in 2020, including against “neighbouring nations that strongly focus on gambling”, international gambling...
Payments industry experts have criticised the UK’s incoming credit card gambling ban for failing to address potential loopholes that could see problem gamblers easily circumvent it.
The Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) has proposed banning bets on red and yellow cards, penalty kicks and double faults in tennis, as part of an effort to curb match-fixing.
There have been no significant changes in the gambling landscape in Slovenia in the past few years. The draft gambling act, which would have significantly altered regulations, has not made progress...
Slovenia’s online gambling offering remains open to only the state monopolies for sports betting and lottery games, and for land-based casino concessionaires.
The UK Gambling Commission will ban gambling by credit card from April 14, saying players who gamble that way are more likely to be problem gamblers.

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