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.

Dutch regulator warns Holland Casino not to advertise land-based casinos on website

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch gambling regulator, has notified Holland Casino, an operator holding a Dutch land-based and online gambling license, to stop advertising its physical locations through its iG...

Wynn Resorts completes $1.7 billion sale and leaseback transaction of Encore Boston Harbor

On Thursday, December 1st, Wynn Resorts Limited, a globally recognized developer of high quality hotels and casinos, publicly announced that it has completed the sale of the land and real estate properties of i...

Star Casino charged by Australian regulator for breaching anti-money laundering laws

Star Casino, a subsidiary of Star Entertainment based in Pyrmont, Sydney, will face hefty fines from the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), known as Australian anti-money laundering r...
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Toto Online to Pay Fine of 400,000 Euros for Targeting Young Adults

Toto Online, a famous Netherlands brand owned by the Nederlandse Loterij, must pay a fine of 400,000 euros due to targeting in their marketing campaigns.    Taking prohibited actions:   The Gaming Authori...

Wynn Macau leads increase in Macau casino stocks following new licenses announcement

Wynn Macau led an improvement of Macau gaming stocks on Monday, November 28th in Hong Kong, following the city's government announcement over the weekend that its six current casino operators will acquire new l...

Indian casino and Hard Rock resort in Mettler win federal approval

The Tejon Indian Tribe has received final approval to proceed with its Mettler casino project. The casino project is expected to be the backbone of the associated $600 million hotel project of the tribe's p...

Australian regulator shuts down additional unlicensed offshore gambling websites

Following the shutdown of Cloudbet and Las Atlantis, better known as two offshore gambling websites, Australian Communications and Media (ACMA) is taking the fight against illegal gaming in Australia a step fur...
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The NICC Fails to Support The Star Sydney’s Independent Monitor

New South Wales Independent Casino Commission (NICC) didn't approve the hiring of an independent monitor for The Star Entertainment Group's Star Sydney Casino property.    The loss of the license:   An ap...

Swedish regulator issues warning and fine to Kindred; Spooniker manifest Improvement

Kindred Group, an innovative, globally recognized online gambling provider, has officially received a warning and a fine of $998k, which is approximately SEK 10.9 million, for failing to improve its work in the...