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.

Manitoba's gaming market is managed and operated through its lottery, with the exception of charitable gaming. As a way to generate revenue, Manitoba's gaming commission merged with its alcohol...
The Integrated Resorts (IRs) Development Law, which allows for the initial establishment of three IRs, was passed by the Japanese Diet in July 2018 in the wake of the Basic Law on Gambling etc....
Point of consumption (POC) taxes on wagering revenue are “stifling” product innovation amid erosion of Australian corporate bookmaker profits, with further industry consolidation likely and more...
Italian bookmakers are to be granted the right to refuse to pay out on mispriced bets for the first time, along with a list of other industry-positive changes recently approved by the country’s...
State lawmakers were warned on Tuesday that a bill to allow Connecticut to solicit bids from private companies to develop a third casino would violate tribal-state gaming compacts that generate...
The Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) has issued a €400,000 fine to two online gambling companies behind 1xbet.com and xbet-1.com, endangering the operator’s ability to apply for a future Dutch...
One of the most controversial concepts in the U.S. sports-betting industry easily cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday as part of a comprehensive gaming bill, without even a mention on the Senate...
Although casinos have been legalized in two out of three neighboring states and several gaming expansion bills have been introduced in recent years, the state has been unable to pass legislation...
Greece’s online gambling market boomed in 2018, swelling by more than a third, as it was buoyed by a profitable football World Cup and easier payments.
Ghana’s gambling commission has said it is embarking on a “new phase” of regulation as it looks to tackle underage gambling, money laundering and tax avoidance.
Responsible gambling and advertising issues will be in the crosshairs of government, regulatory and religious officials this week as the UK debate over online gambling gets going in earnest for...
A new partnership between DraftKings and Caesars Entertainment will see the top online betting operator in New Jersey gain market access in Illinois, Indiana and other states.
The Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) has released vital information for providers hoping to enter the online market following last week’s landmark passage of the country’s Remote Gambling Bill.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has read the riot act to Cambodia, Asia’s fastest growing gaming jurisdiction, over its poor record and weak mechanisms for combating money laundering (AML)...
Republican Governor Chris Sununu of New Hampshire has said he is not interested in negotiating an out-of-court settlement of his state’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for a...
Undaunted by a recent opinion by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the scope of the federal Wire Act, the West Virginia House of Delegates passed legislation on Friday that would permit...

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