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 Danish tax ministry has introduced draft executive orders on gambling that would tighten player protection requirements, including setting bonus limits and requiring players to set deposit...
Several UK bookmakers have increased their voluntary contributions to the British Greyhound Racing Fund, a pledge the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport wants all bookmakers...
New York is likely to follow an incremental approach on sports betting by allowing several casinos to accept wagers this year but waiting until at least 2021 before legalizing online betting,...
An impending advertising ban for online casinos and a partial ban for online bookmakers is set to disrupt Belgium’s €300m+ remote gambling market, which continued to thrive in 2016 with year-on...
On August 1, 2018, a new gambling regulatory framework came into force in Malta. The new law aims to modernise the previous regime by implementing an overall risk-based approach, further enhancing...
Malta's gaming law framework was subject to significant changes with the adoption of the new Gaming Act and its corresponding subsidiary legislation on August 1, 2018. 
As more banks roll out gambling self-exclusion, the UK Gambling Commission confirmed it has been pitching the potential benefits of these schemes for problem gamblers to financial institutions.
The Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) has warned two licence holders over the “serious” violation of failing to block self-excluded players, as overall self-exclusion numbers approach...
In 2018, the controversy over a sports-betting bill passed by the Washington, D.C. Council revealed a fundamental question regarding the burgeoning industry: What role should state lotteries play...
Affiliates are bracing for an attack from influential pressure group the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, as consumer discontent around partner marketing once again begins to simmer.
An effort to quickly steer Washington, D.C. sports betting into the hands of its current lottery provider Intralot without a competitive bidding process failed to get out of the starting blocks...
Connecticut’s legislature returns to work Wednesday with a number of new lawmakers and a new governor taking office, but the issue of whether or not to legalize sports betting remains near the top...
Latest annual data from UK-based Gamesys. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Turnover (net gaming revenue), distribution costs, administrative expenses,...
Lottoland has said it plans to make a bid for portions of its lottery-betting rival ZEAL Network, a step that the Frankfurt-listed company views as an “unspecified offer for unspecified assets”...
Gambling companies that utilise virtual and augmented reality to keep players engaged will face greater scrutiny from regulators in the coming year, experts say, as UK lawmakers begin a major study...
More than 9,000 Swedes have already signed up to be temporarily excluded from gambling, only days since the January 1 launch of online gambling licensing.

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