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.

Specific time slots for gambling advertising are currently being discussed at the Romanian parliament. Additional player protection measures are also under consideration.
The Australian arm of Malta-based online gaming platform Unibet has been fined A$25,000 ($17,000) for offering illegal gambling inducements on its website and in an online newspaper promotion.
A lucrative casino project that has become a priority for the Greek government is foundering amid worsening disputes between the two bidders and the tender committee.
The number of Estonians participating in gambling has sharply declined in the past two years but problem gambling rates have remained the same, according to a new gambling behavioural study.
Dutch online gambling legislation, if it ever takes effect, could be the strictest in the world on fighting gambling addiction, according to a regulator and a former regulator.
Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is working on a sports-betting bill that would establish a non-federal agency to protect amateur athletes from being exploited by gamblers,...
Growth in UK gambling stalled in the year to March 2019, with remote gambling revenue dipping year-on-year for the first time on record, land-based betting flatlining ahead of a landmark cut in...
The Swedish Gambling Authority is seeking to crack down on unlicensed operators, as it grapples with concerns they are operating in the country with few consequences.
Pending a governor’s signature, Michigan will be the third state to require operators to use official league data to settle in-play wagers, but also become the first to set parameters in...
Global online betting giant bet365 recorded net revenue of £2.98bn in its 2019 financial year, with annual growth decelerating versus the prior year amid weaker margins and a more stringent...
Latest annual data from UK-based Bet365 Group. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Amounts wagered, turnover (net win), direct costs, gross profit, administrative...
Latest Lottery Annual Report data from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation, Canada. The data released for the region contains the following information: Sales by game, prizes, other direct...
Following the findings of the Anderson Review into Gambling, the South Australian government has committed to a wide-ranging review of the gambling regulatory framework. This began with the...
The UK’s decision to elect a majority Conservative government has provided the gambling industry with short-term relief from the advertising restrictions and online stake limits proposed by the...
Norway is adding to its arsenal of tools targeting gambling transactions by unlicensed foreign operators, as of January 1, the Norwegian Gaming Authority (Lotteri-og stiftelsestilsynet) said.
In an effort to get tribes to the negotiating table, Governor Kevin Stitt said there is the possibility for expanded commercial gaming in Oklahoma should a stalemate with tribal leaders over the...

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