Facts To Know About Gambling Regulators

By | August 5, 2021

The hottest gambling news comes firsthand from the gambling regulators from all over the world. Regulation and licensing are the main parts of a successful industry in each country or continent. Read below to know more about regulators of leading gambling markets.

Gambling appeared at that time when even history wasn’t written. People were playing and making bets all over the world. People of all ages and all nationalities like excitement. This emotion makes them feel a unique way. But there’s not only a good side to this phenomenon.

Problem gambling is a common global problem that can be dangerous not only for a person with it but for the surrounding. There’re also many issues about gambling that must be controlled and regulated. That’s why countries, which want to make money on this industry in a safe way, founded official controlling bodies. 

Here you can find more information about leading countries in gambling and their gambling regulators.

The gambling regulators can be named by different names:

gambling control board;
casino control board;
gambling board;
gambling commission, etc.

Here’re the regulators of European and Asian markets.

Europe

Asia

Denmark

Spillemyndigheden

Macau

Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau

France

Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ)

Singapore

Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore

Gibraltar

Gibraltar Regulatory Authority (GRA)

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Hungary

Gaming Board of Hungary

 
 

Malta

Malta Gaming Authority (MGA, LGA)

 
 

Netherlands

Nederlandse Kansspelautoriteit

 
 

Norway

Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority 

 
 

Portugal

Inspectorate General on Gaming

 
 

Slovenia

Office for Gaming Supervision 

 
 

Sweden

National Gaming Board

 
 

United Kingdom

Gambling Commission

 
 

General responsibilities of the gambling regulator

The purpose of any regulator is to control casinos and other types of gambling markets in some country, state, continent, or city. This body launches gambling laws, rules and taxes. Thanks to the regulators, gambling markets are under the control, which prevents operators and customers from chaos.

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