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.

DSWV files complaint against Germany’s coming iGaming tax rate

In Germany and the Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV) industry representative has reportedly filed an official complaint concerning the iGaming tax rates contained within the country’s recently-ratified New St...

Penn National Gaming Incorporated receives Maryland casino authorization

American casino operator Penn National Gaming Incorporated has announced that it has been given official regulatory approval to take over the running of Maryland’s small Hollywood Casino Perryville property. ...

Sportsbetting looks to be on its way to Florida following gubernatorial consent

The governor for the southern American state of Florida, Ron DeSantis (pictured), has reportedly put his signature to a new gaming compact that is to allow the Seminole Tribe of Florida to begin operating land-...