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.

Bally’s Corporation completes purchase of Jumer’s Casino and Hotel

American land-based casino operator Bally’s Corporation has announced the completion of a deal inked in October that has seen it purchase the Jumer’s Casino and Hotel facility in western Illinois for $120 milli...

Malta facing Macolin Convention ratification pressure

The government of Malta may reportedly soon give in to external pressure and ratify the Council of Europe’s anti-match-fixing Macolin Convention initiative despite a long-standing disagreement regarding what sh...

Washington regulator recommends move to legalize tribal sportsbetting

The western American state of Washington could soon become the latest to launch some form of sportsbetting following a positive determination from the jurisdiction’s nine-member gambling regulator. According...

Philippines innovator launching a pair of sportsbetting domains

In the Philippines and local sportsbetting firm Jade Entertainment and Gaming Technologies Incorporated has reportedly announced the impending launch of a pair of new websites to target sports wagering aficiona...

PointsBet USA agrees partnership ahead of planned Maryland entry

In the United States and the PointsBet USA subsidiary of Australian online sportsbook operator PointsBet Holdings Proprietary Limited has announced the signing of a strategic partnership that could soon see it ...