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.

Peers for Gambling Reform advocating for United Kingdom iGaming overhaul

In the United Kingdom and a cross-bench group of House of Lords parliamentarians has reportedly declared that the country’s iGaming industry should be extensively overhauled via the implementation of 50 recomme...

Gaming Realms granted Pennsylvania interactive gaming manufacturers license

Almost five months after being licensed in the American state of Michigan and British online casino games developer Gaming Realms has announced that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has awarded it with an ...

Netherlands to launch new fast-track reporting system to combat match-fixing

In the Netherlands and a prominent government minister has reportedly announced that his nation intends to premiere a fast-track reporting system so as to help combat suspected instances of match-fixing. Acc...

Parliamentarians in Lithuania vote to ban the advertising of iGaming

In Lithuania and parliamentarians have reportedly voted in favor of legislation that is set to alter the small Baltic’s nation’s laws on gambling to forbid all iGaming operators from promoting or advertising th...

Florida legislators sign off on new tribal gaming compact

In the southern American state of Florida and local lawmakers have reportedly overwhelmingly approved proposed legislation that would legalize land-based sportsbetting and authorize the building of up to three ...

BetMGM named the first official gaming partner for the Baltimore Ravens

In the United States and the Baltimore Ravens franchise of the National Football League (NFL) has announced the signing of a deal that has made the BetMGM sportsbetting service its first official gaming partner...

Florida legislators remove online and mobile from proposed gaming compact

In the southern American state of Florida and legislators have reportedly removed a section of a proposed agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that would have allowed the tribe to offer mobile and onlin...