Regulatory pressure on slot machines throughout the world has rarely been more intense, with numerous national and regional governments taking recent action to cut stakes, pull machines from the market or impose other regulatory restrictions on slot operators.

GamblingCompliance helps machine suppliers, operators and advisors to identify new market opportunities, pre-empt legal risks and analyse how global regulators are embracing new products like skill-based devices.

Goldman believes that stricter regulations on pachinko parlours and machine operators will increase the need for more recreational-style machines that are compliant with upcoming regulations.
Existing casino and gaming hall operators are considering moving out of Kazakhstan amid concerns that new, restrictive regulations on gambling will hit the industry severely.
Under the regulations that will govern gaming after September 1st, pubs will be allowed to offer a limited number of low stakes gaming opportunities to customers.
In accordance with the 2005 Act, certain non-skill gaming machines require publicans and club owners to obtain a permit from licensing authorities.
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According to the head of the country’s national lottery, just one-third of known slot machine operators in Bolivia are properly licensed and new measures are necessary in order to protect children...
The President of El Salvador, Antonio Saca, has insisted that his government will enforce the law that prohibits slot machines despite protests from gaming operators that they have paid taxes to...
Republicans voice opposition to new compacts signed with 27 Indian tribes that will allow for thousands more slot machines in the state’s reservation casinos.
As the Seminole Indians threaten the state of Florida with legal action over its gambling restrictions, Governor Crist has indicated that he is willing to negotiate.
International Game Technology Chairman T.J. Matthews has told shareholders that the company is looking at developing new markets during a "lull between technology cycles."
The last of 20,000 class 4 gaming machines at non-casino venues have now been connected to the new electronic monitoring system (EMS).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005, effective September 1st 2007, an operator of a Family Entertainment Centre or Adult Gaming Centre will need to hold an operating licence from...
Sydney-based Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd has reported a $17.7 million half-year loss after delays in delivering products and licences caused international sales to plummet.
Representative Kim Jae-hong of the governing Uri Party has been indicted in Seoul in connection with a cash-for-influence gambling scandal.
In the third of a series of articles focusing on the operational and practical implications of the Gambling Act, Gamblingcompliance provides a guide to Machine and Software Licensing.
This paper will review the new law, regulations and guidance papers to analyse the responsibilities of operators and personnel in securing their facilities against under-age gamblers.