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.

Missouri governor blocks debate of new sportsbetting legalization measure

The governor for the American state of Missouri has reportedly blocked an effort by legislators to consider a measure on the potential legalization of sportsbetting as part of a special session convened to deal...

South Africa to potentially take another run at federal iGaming regulation

In South Africa and the opposition Democratic Alliance political party has reportedly introduced legislation that would look to end the nation’s long-standing ambiguous policies surrounding online gambling. ...

Catawba Indian Nation debuts a North Carolina retail sportsbook

In the American state of North Carolina and the Catawba Indian Nation has announced the opening of a retail sportsbook within the temporary casino it runs outside the community of Kings Mountain. The federal...

Hard Rock Sportsbook app now available to punters in Tennessee and Indiana

American casino operator Hard Rock International has announced that its Hard Rock Sportsbook-branded online sportsbetting service has gone live for punters in the American states of Indiana and Tennessee. Th...