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.

Although the ‘black-slot’ scandal appears to be quieting down, Italian authorities and betting operators, notably Stanley and Betfair, continue to be locked in heated discussions at European,...
GamblingCompliance talks exclusively to Bert Elson, director of liquor and gaming branch in the Tasmanian government’s Department of Treasury and Finance, about the state’s application to be...
The Isle of Man-based company will not face further prosecution from the US Department of Justice after it agreed to pay a substantial fine, it was announced last night.
The Swedish Gaming Board publicly announced this week that it has demanded information from 24h Poker about the company’s operations in Sweden and hinted that other operators could soon face...
The text (in English) of the Cour de Cassation's landmark ruling in which it told the French Court of Appeal that the Court must consider ECJ case law in any verdict reached on the case brought...
A second Detailed Opinion issued by the EU Commission seems to have brought to an end any possibility of Germany adopting the prohibitive draft Interstate Lotteries Treaty debated by state Prime...
The amount of racing on the UK terrestrial TV could be cut significantly after the Tote withdrew its sponsorship of Channel Four racing, citing new regulations that may allow rival bookmakers to...
Plans to allow gambling advertising on TV, one of the few tangible commercial benefits of the 2005 Gambling Act, face a surprise last minute review amid fears the Government are set to ditch the...
Isle of Man-based e-wallet Neteller could be delisted from London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) market today, as the six-month deadline for resumption of trading in its shares expires.
Recent events in Germany have brought the adoption of the controversial Interstate Lotteries Treaty closer, but technical considerations, combined with very real doubts surrounding the legality of...
Horseracing’s governing bodies have approved two new Nordic members into their racing trust mark scheme.
The UK betting exchange Betfair has filed a claim in the High Court of Australia in a last-ditch bid to overturn a law passed last year in Western Australia that prohibits betting exchanges from...
The original deadline for the US Federal Reserve (USFR) to issue regulations for the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act has already expired but observers suggest that the scale of the...
The gaming sector has been on the receiving end of more than its fair share of attention from the Italian parliament recently, with hearings, commissions and questions all dedicated to developments...
Professor Joseph Kelly looks at the history of the prosecution of Internet gaming operators in the United States to analyse where the online industry stands in the wake of the UIGEA.
A new report by accountancy group Price Waterhouse Coopers argues that five years of double-digit growth in the EMEA casino sector will be curtailed by Russia’s regulatory crackdown on its gaming...

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