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.

Sportech’s rebranded and soon to be re-launched football pools game may provide a template for how European monopoly pari-mutuel and lottery operators could look to differentiate themselves in...
Upon the judges’ specific invitation, participants at this week’s public European Court of Justice hearing on Bwin and the Portuguese Football League’s challenge to the betting monopoly held by...
With the current chief executive at Gaming VC set to lead an activist shareholder-backed takeover bid for the company, it appears likely that the online operator could set upon a path of aggressive...
Following the departure of the company’s CEO just weeks ago, Swedish monopoly gaming operator Svenska Spel has been affected by two more defections in its ranks. Two divisional managers resigned...
A federal magistrate in Missouri has recommended that the US Department of Justice drop tax evasion and obstruction charges against the founder of BetonSports, Gary Kaplan. Significant charges...
Confirmation of a first ever all-English UEFA Champions League final in Moscow in three weeks time spells good news for UK bookies. But ahead of what is likely to prove record business on a...
For the second day in succession an online gaming company has admitted that it has been caught in the crossfire of the recent turbulence on the foreign exchange markets. This time it is PartyGaming...
At yesterday’s public ECJ Grand Chamber hearing on Bwin’s and the Portuguese Football League’s challenge to the gambling monopoly held by Portugal’s Santa Casa da Misericórdia, the two parties...
Jersey is now further along the path to developing a modern gambling regime with the shadow Gambling Commission preparing to release their response to major public consultation papers on gambling...
Three of Europe’s major online gambling companies have overcome the first stage of a legal challenge from the organizers of the French Open tennis championships who had accused them of violating...
Timing is all in finance and Unibet looks to have got it all wrong when it comes to the €100m bond it issued late last year to pay for the Maria Holdings acquisition. Three months later, and a...
The Isle of Man has published a consultation document which proposes a Gambling Duties Bill that will harmonise the control structure for excise duty for on and off-course betting operators, pools...
Following the Italian Economy Ministry’s submission of its draft online gambling law to the individual members of the EC and to the Commission at the beginning of the year, it yesterday it fell to...
Despite their earlier fears that only a handful of operators would apply for licences, the UK’s Gambling Commission now says that over 170 have applied for remote gaming licences. Meanwhile the...
The European Court of Justice will today hear oral arguments on the case brought by Bwin and the Portuguese Football League against Portugal’s main national lottery Santa Casa da Misericórdia. At...
Visitor numbers are up, but spend per customer is down; times are clearly getting tougher for Dutch monopoly operator Holland Casino. It is therefore unsurprising the company is looking to...

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