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.

Primorsky Krai extends casino tax relief measures as sanctions begin to bite

As international sanctions begin to bite and the government for the Russian territory of Primorsky Krai has reportedly passed legislation to extend a range of tax relief measure for local casino operators by a ...

Nagasaki Prefecture legislators approve final integrated casino resort plan

In southern Japan and local legislators for Nagasaki Prefecture have reportedly voted in favor of the plan that could see the jurisdiction’s Huis Ten Bosch theme park feature a Las Vegas-style integrated casino...

Sand Vegas Casino Club falls foul of Texas and Alabama securities regulators

Securities regulators in the southern American states of Alabama and Texas have reportedly ordered the blockchain-based cryptocurrency project at Sand Vegas Casino Club to cease selling non-fungible tokens. ...

Netherlands regulator warns against auto-play video slot functionalities

The gaming regulator for the Netherlands has detailed that it recently ordered a locally-licensed online casino to remove auto-play functionalities from its selection of video slots owing to the fact that all f...