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.

The Norwegian government is working on a new gambling act, while the data protection and money laundering frameworks have been replaced by new pieces of legislation.  
The new Law on Lotteries entered into force on May 1, 2020 and the new regulation on warnings in gambling advertisements and sanctions came into force on July 1, 2020.
Arkansas offers commercial casino gaming at two racinos and one land-based casino, each of which operates electronic gaming devices and table games. The state also hosts a state lottery, pari...
Finland’s Veikkaus recorded a 4 percent decline in gross gaming revenue to €1.69bn in 2019, ahead of a government review of its status as one of Europe’s last comprehensive gambling monopolies.
The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved several amendments to existing regulations that will enable more cashless gaming options to be offered in casinos, although use of credit cards at...
The UK government has forced casinos to remain closed, even as bingo halls, pubs and amusement arcades in England can reopen on July 4, drawing criticism from across the industry.
Despite strong opposition from casino operators, the chief Republican in Pennsylvania’s Senate is pushing for legislation that would expand video gaming terminals to bars, restaurants and other...
Latest Annual Gaming Report data from the Malta Gaming Authority. The data released for the country contains the following information: Number of licensed remote operators & licences in issue...
France’s new all-encompassing gambling regulator has officially opened its doors, but dreams the country might be about to lift the ban on online casinos seem certain to be dashed.
Slovakia’s new gambling act came into force on March 1, 2019. The new act opened up the market to foreign operators and ended the monopoly on online gambling games.
Chile's casinos may be shut until the autumn, GVC and MGM partnership inks Oregon sportsbook deal and Virginia Lottery to move online.
French online sports betting continued its positive trajectory in 2019 ahead of a shift in the basis of taxation from turnover to revenue, while lottery monopoly FDJ completed a successful...
Mississippi boasts a large contingency of commercial casinos and multiple tribal casinos. The state became one of the first southern states to offer sports betting following the overturn of PASPA.
Latest Annual Gaming Overview Report data from the Norwegian Gaming Board, Lotteri- og Stiftelsestilsynet. The data released for the country contains the following information: Gross turnover &...
Bulgaria’s current gambling legal framework has had few amendments since its entry into force in 2012 and the system could generally be described as stable. However, from the beginning of 2020, the...
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs initiated a public consultation on the new draft royal decree for online gambling advertisements.

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