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.

Virginia Lottery Board approves inaugural regulations on sportsbetting

The four-member Virginia Lottery Board has reportedly approved a final series of regulations that could see the historic southern state launch legalized online sportsbetting as soon as early next year. Accor...

Revised tax rates for licensed Philippines iGaming operators

In the Philippines and President Rodrigo Duterte (pictured) has reportedly signed a piece of legislation into law that has been designed to more than double the amount of tax collected from domestic holders of ...

Germany to allow early rollout of its regulated iGaming market

In Germany and federal officials have reportedly announced that iGaming operators are to be allowed to start offering their services to local players without fear of prosecution from next month. According to...

Solaire Resort and Casino launching new ‘phasing plan’ re-opening program

In the Philippines and the re-opening Solaire Resort and Casino has reportedly detailed the launch of a ‘phasing plan’ that should allow it to gradually increase capacity via the implementation of new safety an...

Macau gaming regulator refutes lottery legalization rumors

In Macau and the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau regulator has reportedly poured cold water on speculation that it may be about to launch a lottery similar to the Mark Six service already offered to p...

FanDuel Sportsbook app debuts in Iowa via Boyd Gaming Corporation alliance

Prominent online sportsbook operator FanDuel Group has announced that its mobile-friendly online sports betting app has gone live for aficionados in the American state of Iowa courtesy of an alliance with casin...

Enlabs AB brings Ezugi live-dealer online casino games to Optibet.lt

Swedish iGaming operator Enlabs AB has announced the introduction of a range of live-dealer online casino games from the Ezugi subsidiary of developer Evolution Gaming Group AB to its Lithuania-facing domain at...

New York tribe taking first steps towards realizing its casino ambition

In New York and the Shinnecock Indian Nation has reportedly inked an agreement with American casino operator Hard Rock International that could one day see it bring a gambling-friendly facility to the southeast...