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.

BetMGM becomes the official sportsbetting partner of the Kansas City Chiefs

In the United States, the BetMGM retail and online sports wagering enterprise have announced the signing of a deal that is to see it become the official sports betting partner for the Kansas City Chiefs franchi...

FanDuel Group enters new Kansas retail and online sportsbetting market

American sportsbetting giant FanDuel Group has announced its entry into another domestic market following yesterday’s premiere of a new retail sportsbook within the Kansas Star Casino venue operated by Boyd Gam...

Litigious lift for southern Mississippi’s envisioned Long Beach Harbor Resort

The plan to bring a 13th casino to the Gulf Coast region of Mississippi reportedly received a massive boost last week when the southern state’s highest court ruled in favor of the developer behind the envisione...

Ontario iGaming market posts impressive opening handle and revenue figures

In Canada and the recently-liberalized iGaming market of Ontario reportedly chalked up aggregated handle of approximately $3.05 billion in the twelve weeks following its April 4 launch to produce some $123.79 m...

Communities for California Cardrooms launching media campaign

In the western American state of California and a non-profit organization has announced the launch of a special campaign it claims will expose ‘the special interests’ that are attempting to decrease competition...

BlueBet Proprietary Limited receives ClutchBet.com license for Iowa

Australian online sportsbetting operator BlueBet Proprietary Limited has reportedly announced that its domain at ClutchBet.com will be growing its presence in the burgeoning American market after receiving a li...

More support for Florida’s disputed sportsbetting-friendly gaming compact

The Attorney General for Florida has reportedly come out in support of the state’s ill-fated gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida by urging a federal appeals court to overturn a November ruling tha...

Construction of temporary Nebraska casino set to begin from next month

In the American state of Nebraska and Elite Casino Resorts LLC is reportedly next week set to break ground on a temporary casino for the Fonner Park thoroughbred horseracing track that will eventually offer a s...

FanDuel Group receives ultimate Las Vegas sportsbook approval

At the same time as announcing the coming launch of its FanDuel TV-branded television network, American sports betting operator FanDuel Group has reportedly received the final green light to open a retail sport...