GBGC Global Gambling Report Updates
October 2012
The 7th edition of the Global Gambling Report – Against The Odds includes the following new features and updates

• Full global gambling appendices for 2009 and 2010 

• Updated gambling forecasts until 2015 
• A new “at a glance” spreadsheet” of operators by category for each jurisdiction 
• Gambling spend per capita for 2010 
• More photos of gambling outlets and venues 
Updates include:
A new comparison of offshore e-gaming jurisdictions (such as Malta, Alderney, Isle of Man) and the gambling licensing requirements
Updates to the Interactive Gambling Dataset 

Cambodia: opening of new casinos, including Queenco’s second phase opening
Hong Kong: new betting and lottery data from the Hong Kong Jockey Club
Japan: pachinko operators lobbying for new casinos in Japan
Philippines: the latest betting and gaming data from operator PhilWeb

Latin America
2011 lottery figures added for: Costa Rica, Peru, Uruguay
Mexico: Intralot agrees a partnership with Loteria for new games
Paraguay: new casino opening near the Brazilian border

Albania: Austrian Lotteries awarded Albanian National Lottery Licence
Belgium: Updates to the list of banned e-gaming operators in Belgium
Cyprus: Betfair complains to the EC about the Cyprus legislation
France: ARJEL repeals four e-gaming licences at the request of operators
Italy: a task force is established to tackle illegal online gambling in Italy; latest data for the Italian casinos
Spain: Winnings tax explained by the government; winnings above EUR 2.5k to be taxed 20%; LVS names Madrid as the location for EV; project renamed to Europa Vegas

North America
Kahnawake: update on Absolute Poker saga
Quebec: the state lottery begin Internet lottery sales
New Mexico: preliminary figures for the lottery in 2012
New York: proliferation of internet sweepstakes cafes; new data for the New York lottery in 2012
Oregon: casino proposal goes to a ballot
Native American gaming 2011 figures added for all 30 states