Gaming Law & Legislation

Look here to stay abreast of breaking industry news related to the actions of lawmakers who create and codify the rules and regulators who enforce them. The Gambling Commission in the UK features prominently in this section due to the age and maturity of the marketplace there, but you can stay up to date around the globe by bookmarking this section.

From homegrown initiatives at the ballot box in rural America, to the fate of th six concessionaires in Macau as their licenses are set to expire betwwen 2020 nad 2022, to Asian marketplaces like Japan and Vietnam that are set to change the world casino landscape, you'll find all the news that's fit print here. Complementary sections include the over arching Gaming Industry News section as well as Licenses, Taxation, and Online Gambling Regulation.

Ohio governor forecasts state’s ‘inevitable’ legalization of sportsbetting

The governor for Ohio has reportedly declared that it is only a matter of time before the American state follows the neighboring jurisdictions of Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Indiana in legalizing ...

Massachusetts tribe loses federal appeal in Class II legal battle

In Massachusetts and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has reportedly lost its appeal against an earlier ruling that is preventing it from unilaterally bringing a Class II electronic bingo hall to land...

Austria considering comprehensive overhaul of its gambling market

The Finance Minister for Austria, Gernot Blumel (pictured), has reportedly announced that the government soon intends to introduce a series of wide-ranging reforms to the nation’s gambling market that could inv...

Penn National Gaming Incorporated inks New York iGaming alliance

American casino operator Penn National Gaming Incorporated has announced the signing of a deal that is to give it ‘second skin’ access to any future New York mobile sportsbetting and iGaming market. The Wyom...

Apple Incorporated hit with class-action illegal gambling lawsuit

In the United States and Apple Incorporated has reportedly been hit with a class-action lawsuit over claims that the technology behemoth is profiting by allowing users of its devices and services to access free...