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.

Federal judge sides with tribes in clash over Oklahoma gaming compacts

In Oklahoma and a federal judge has reportedly brought the long-running dispute over gaming compacts to an end by ruling that deals the state inked with its many casino-operating tribes some 15 years ago are to...

American Gaming Association boss heralds legalized sportsbetting market

In the United States and the Chief Executive Officer for the American Gaming Association, Bill Miller (pictured), used a special hearing in front of federal legislators yesterday to herald the importance of the...

Michigan tribe inks Golden Nugget iGaming alliance

American iGaming operator Golden Nugget Online Gaming Incorporated is reportedly set to enter the coming online casino and sportsbetting market of Michigan via a deal with the state’s federally-recognized Kewee...

Wide-ranging gambling legalization measure gets the nod in Ukraine

Parliamentarians in Ukraine and have reportedly approved a measure that may soon see the eastern European nation legalize a wide range of gambling activities including those conducted online and via mobile devi...

Rhode Island lawmakers introduce revised mobile sportsbetting legislation

In the small eastern American state of Rhode Island and a pair of Democratic legislators have reportedly introduced a measure that would make it easier for people to place mobile sportsbetting wagers. Accord...

United Kingdom’s gambling landscape criticized by House of Lords committee

In the United Kingdom and a House of Lords committee has reportedly called on the government to officially implement a string of radical changes to the nation’s gambling landscape including one that would place...