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.

Marcos Jr on track to be elected as the next President of the Philippines

In the Philippines and Ferdinand Marcos Jr (pictured) reportedly looks on track to be elected to replace Rodrigo Duterte as the nation’s next President some 36 years after his namesake father was ousted from th...

BetMakers Technology Group Limited brings fixed-odds betting to New Jersey

Australian gaming technologies and software firm BetMakers Technology Group Limited has announced that it has helped New Jersey’s historic Monmouth Park Racetrack to begin offering fixed-odds retail betting. ...

Ontario fines pair iGaming operators for multiple advertising breaches

In Canada and the gaming regulator for the province of Ontario has punished a pair of recently-licensed iGaming operators for breaking its rules on advertising and the provision of inducements. The Alcohol a...

Online sportsbetting legalized in Maine following gubernatorial endorsement

The governor for the American state of Maine has reportedly signed legislation into law that will allow the eastern jurisdiction’s four federally-recognized tribes to operate mobile-friendly online sportsbettin...

Kansas legislators endorse wide-ranging sportsbetting legalization measure

In the American state of Kansas and legislators have reportedly approved a measure that would allow local sportsbetting aficionados to place wagers in person and via a host of mobile devices. According to a ...

Nebraska judge dismisses Lincoln Race Course casino lawsuit

In the American state of Nebraska and a lawsuit over who should have been given the right to develop and run a casino that is coming to the existing Lincoln Race Course has reportedly been dismissed. Accordi...

Hard Rock International granted inaugural Virginia casino license

The Virginia Lottery Board regulator has reportedly awarded American casino operator Hard Rock International with a gambling license for its coming $400 million Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Bristol property. A...