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.

Demand for online gambling in Asia is already being stimulated by player’s familiarity with their favourite casino brands developed over the mobile phone and the internet. But according to the...
Online gambling operators saw their losses to cardholder not present (CNP) transactions grow by more than any other UK retail sector last year according to data released by the UK payments...
Hungary’s finance minister has confirmed that state-owned lottery operator Sverencsejatek is one of several companies being considered for privatization under a new economic scheme announced by...
Two years have now passed since the historic decision by the Italian government to begin blocking websites controlled by “unauthorised operators.” The Italian regulator AAMS believes results have...
California state Assemblyman Lloyd Levine, has introduced a study bill that would clear the way for intrastate online poker in America’s most populous state. It is a development which, while it may...
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has published the findings of its Gambling Compliance Survey 2007. The report confirms that the UK industry achieved “an exceptionally high compliance rate...
Operators seeking to be involved in the tender for the renewal of the lucrative Turkish monopoly sports betting licence have been encouraged by new draft legislation that puts the process on track....
Under the 2005 Gambling Act, certain gambling industry executives are now required to obtain personal licences on top of their company’s operating licence. Whilst the terms of the Act establish...
Tennis bosses have used their new anti-corruption powers for the first time against spectators after three men were kicked out of a tournament for gambling with laptops from the stand.
With online poker and other skill games expected to go live within the next three or four months, operators are straining for every drop of information that leaks out of the Italian gaming...
At a seminar addressing Internet freedom and the United States’ ban on online gambling one of Harvard’s University’s best-known law professors slammed the US land-based casino industry, accusing it...
A French Court has found that bookmakers Unibet Plc. and William Hill exploited the name of Italian football club Juventus for commercial purposes whilst promoting bets on a 2005 Champions League...
Figures released by the US Senate suggest that online gambling companies and American sports associations both stepped up lobbying efforts for and against the regulation of internet gambling last...
The Spanish Congress recently passed a motion obliging the Spanish Government to develop comprehensive, nationally-binding regulations covering remote gambling. But until the Government draws up...
The Swedish Supreme Court has granted the editors of two popular tabloid newspapers the right to appeal criminal prosecutions for accepting advertisements from foreign gambling companies. Wednesday...
Minister of Justice Hirsch Ballin has postponed a scheduled Senate vote on a bill to grant a temporary, exclusive licence to Holland Casino to offer online casino gaming, amidst concern that the...

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