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.

XTIP Polska, a joint venture by Germany’s Merkur and Polish firm TMT Investments, has made a bid to acquire online and land-based bookmaker Totolotek.
Italy’s national lottery concession has survived its date with the Court of Justice of the European Union in a victory for the Italian regulator and incumbent IGT-Lottomatica consortium.
A prospective move by the U.S. Department of Justice to reverse its December 23, 2011 opinion on the scope of the federal Wire Act would likely be contested in court but could bring new compliance...
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, a Democrat from New York, has joined retiring Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch to introduce federal sports-betting legislation that has received support...
The very first state lawmaker to propose an "integrity fee" for U.S. sports leagues in legislation earlier this year now says a royalty will not be in the new version of the bill that he plans to...
Latest quarterly Online Gambling Report data from Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ) of Portugal. The data released for the country contains the following information: Gross gaming...
Latest Annual Report data from the Belgian Gaming Commission. The data released for the country contains the following information: Gross gaming revenue from online gambling, casinos, arcades and...
Latest Annual Gaming Report data from the Malta Gaming Authority. The data released for the country contains the following information: Number of licensed remote operators & licences in issue...
The Swedish Consumer Ombudsman has sued a Global Gaming 555 subsidiary over marketing for its Ninja Casino brand, in what will be the first test of a requirement that Swedish gambling advertising...
Finland’s Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) is preparing to launch a wide-ranging evaluation of the country’s gambling monopoly Veikkaus.
Six months after warning West Virginia regulators that allowing DraftKings to participate in online sports betting would “slice the revenue pool thinner” for casino owners, Penn National Gaming has...
After a battle that spanned several months and saw some unlikely partnerships form en route to a unique bill, Washington, D.C. has become the ninth U.S. jurisdiction to legalize sports betting.
In this special report, GamblingCompliance analyzes Brazil’s newly-enacted sports-betting law.
In the first of a series of profiles of the world’s leading gambling regulators, GamblingCompliance has spoken to Belgian Gaming Commission director Peter Naessens about loot boxes, advertising and...
Listed Swedish online gambling operator Cherry AB has today received a 9.19bn Swedish krona (€890m) offer from a group led by Bridgepoint Advisers and including the gambling operator’s chairman,...
A Kindred subsidiary has announced it is suing Norway’s gambling regulator over the removal of a series of smartphone gambling apps, the latest in a series of actions it has taken against offshore...

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