Global Regulatory News


The following curated news articles provide a global snapshot of the latest regulatory news from the last month.  

These articles are provided by IAGR media partner, Focus Gaming News. 

Portuguese gambling regulator bans live odds posts 

23 March 2022 

Portugal – The Portuguese gambling regulator the Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ) has brought in a new rule prohibiting odds postings for live sports events. 

Trinidad and Tobago creates Gambling Control Commission 

16 March 2022 

Trinidad and Tobago – Finance minister Colm Imbert has announced the launch a new regulator, the Gambling Control Commission (GCC), to govern and monitor gambling activities in Trinidad and Tobago. 

Deputies approve Regulatory Framework for Gaming in Brazil 

25 March 2022 

Brazil – The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies has issued a favourable opinion on the text that would legalise games of chance, including casinos, bingo halls and Jogo do Bicho. 

Dutch online gaming market may be smaller than expected 

28 March 2022 

Netherlands – KSA chair René Jansen has said initial estimates on the size of the Dutch online gaming market appear to have been exaggerated. 

Evolution’s Todd Haushalter: “Fair taxes will help US market reach maximum potential” 

25 March 2022 

Haushalter compared the current state of the market with the .com boom of the late 1990s and early 21st Century. 

French gaming regulator updates advertising guidelines 

28 February 2022 

France – L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux has issued new guidelines following its condemnation of an “oversaturation” of gambling advertising during Euro 2020. 

South Africa: Gauteng Gambling Board names Anthea Platt SC as chair 

08 February 2022 

The Executive Council of Gauteng has named the lawyer Anthea Platt SC as the new chair of the Gauteng Gambling Board.