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.

Responsible gambling experts are adamant that payment blocking schemes introduced by several banks are a step forward, but doubts remain over whether or not banks should be obliged to offer them.
One of the most common refrains during the three-day National Council of Legislators from Gaming States winter meeting was a plea from industry experts to legislators — do not overtax sports betting.
Latest annual Lottery Statistics Report data from La Direccion Nacional de Loteria y Quinielas of Uruguay. The data released for the country contains the following information: Total stakes by...
A new academic study suggests that in-play bettors drink more alcohol and eat more junk food while watching sports, and are more likely to display problem gambling behaviour. 
UK gambling addicts are to be offered counselling and treatment as part of a £20.5bn shake-up of the country’s National Health Service (NHS).
Former Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has said he believes it would be “a mistake” for the U.S. Department of Justice to reverse its position on the scope of the federal Wire Act and...
Latest monthly Revenue Report data from the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The data released for each region contains the following information by casino game: Number of locations, number of units...
Coalition parties in the German state of Hesse are promising to develop their own gambling laws if other German states do not agree on “satisfactory regulation” of gambling by the end of this year.
Playtech to pay millions in missed Israeli taxes, the NFL signs on for Caesars sponsorship deal and the Hong Kong Jockey Club is to stage betting-free races in mainland China.
Denmark’s gambling regulator has hailed its progress in combating illegal online gambling, as it vows to block more sites, tackle skins betting and shut down non-compliant bingo halls and rogue...
New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement is preparing to adopt permanent regulations governing sports betting by opening a consultation on updated rules, including new provisions on information...
Following years of government opposition to the opening of casinos in Cyprus, 2018 was the year that the first casino on the island opened. The enactment of casino legislation was possible as a...
Latest annual Australian Racing Factbook data from the Australian Racing Board. The data released for the country contains the following information: Thoroughbred wagering turnover, pari-mutuel bet...
Latest monthly Federal Sports Betting Report data for the United States. The data released for each state contains the following information: Sports wagering handle, gross revenue and gross win...
The Romanian government has introduced a cutting 2 percent tax on turnover for online gambling in a move that nevertheless represents a softening of its original plans.
With 2018 widely characterised as a year of intensifying regulation across the continent, GamblingCompliance looks at the trends that will dominate European gambling headlines in the coming year.

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