Casino Legislation News

UK Brexit

With the impacts of Thursday 23rd June's momentous referendum decision for Brexit still seeping in, I must unfortunately forecast that the future is undoubtedly bleak for the British casino industry. I know this will not sit well with a traditionally libertarian industry, who many I am certain will have voted to ‘regain control’, but for our industry this is an absolute nightmare.

Gambling in the UK: the perversity of eschewing diversity

A decade on from the Act, gambling is still the only show in town for most of Britain’s major operators. Dan Waugh

As Genting prepares to open Britain’s first truly integrated destination casino at the NEC in Solihull this week, Dan Waugh asks why our gambling industry has been so slow to embrace mainstream leisure.

What Should Daily Fantasy Sports Do Now?

This morning, the New York trial court granted the state a preliminary injunction against DraftKings and FanDuel, prohibiting them from taking players from that state. 

Casinos Coming to Cuba – Again

"Today, as in 1961, Cuba is governed by the Castros and the Communist party.  We cannot keep doing the same thing and expect a different result.”

                                                                        President Barack Obama



Is This Rule Really Necessary?

When hotel-casinos first opened in Atlantic City, operators found themselves wrapped up in red tape.

GAMBLING AND THE LAW®: Internet Gambling? No Problems

The casino industry is one of the most heavily regulated businesses in the world.  But even if they did not have that government oversight, casino owners would still be among the most careful business operators in the world.


There are of course negatives in the sector and at the moment these are defined by the presence of B2 machines (or FOBTs as they are popularly known) in bookies on our high streets.

Japan’s casino dreams are founded on false hope

The current political debacle reveals that investors’ buzz around ‘the new Macau’ was groundless from the start. In this article, I will provide an overview of the recent, botched efforts to legalise casino gambling in Japan and demonstrate that the country’s potential as a gambling hot-spot has been drastically overstated.