GBGC Global Gambling Report Updates
The 8th edition of the Global Gambling Report – Raising The Stakes includes the following new features and updates

• Full global gambling appendices for 2011 (sequence now runs from 2007 to 2011) 

• Updated gambling forecasts until 2017 
• Key Markets Database with data from 2001 to 2017f (in local currency and US$) 
• A new “at a glance” spreadsheet” of operators by category for each jurisdiction 
• Gambling spend per capita 
• More photos of gambling outlets and venues 
The report includes company summaries for the likes of: Camelot (UK), Churchill Downs (US), Codere (Spain/Latin America), Las Vegas Sands (US), OPAP (Greece), SJM Holdings (Macau), amongst others. 

Updates include:
Asia
India: legal rulings on internet skill gaming
Israel: Pollard Banknote awarded three-year lottery contract
Japan: plans to expand the football lottery to include English Premier League games
The Philippines: details the gaming tax and corporate tax rates for casinos
Singapore: Q1 2013 casino data; proposals to create prohibitive regulation for internet gambling
Vietnam: further details on the sports betting decree
  

Latin America
Argentina: continuation of the Codere saga in Argentina; rising casino taxes
Chile: latest news on the Chilean casino tenders; potential regulation of gaming machines outside casinos
Colombia: illegal gambling and prospects for internet gambling regulation
Peru: new fantasy football gambling launched online by Intralot de Peru
  

Europe
Czech Republic: 2012 data added to company summary for Fortuna
Finland: 2012 data added for state operator RAY
France: Partouche to withdraw from French internet poker sector; Q1 2013 internet data added
Germany: updates on the internet gambling licensing process
Hungary: state-owned sports betting website to be launched
Ireland: details of lottery licence tender process
Malta: Casino di Venezia licence suspended, casino licence could be sold on
Montenegro: draft gambling law abandoned after two years’ work
Turkey: crackdown on unlicensed gambling operators
UK: details of the new Gambling Bill unveiled in the Queen’s Speech; the failed bid for betting exchange Betfair; final ruling in the dispute over betting exchange users
  

Oceania
Australia: update on the final report into the Interactive Gambling Act; plans to prohibit adverts for sports betting; new federal regulatory structure
New Zealand: Skycity to buy Queenland Casino from Lasseters
Northern Marianas: a bill has been proposed to create zones for gaming machine arcades; casino bill introduced in Saipan
  

Africa:
Cape Verde: casino concession granted to Casino Royal
Swaziland: calls for gambling fees to increase in line with other regional countries
Western Cape: Sun International intends to acquire Powerbet Gaming
  

North America
2012 data added for a number of state lotteries, including: California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin et al.
Connecticut: slight delay to Sportech’s online launch; lottery extends agreement with Scientific Games
Illinois: ADW bill expires; internet gambling removed from gambling bill, gets standalone bill
Maryland: Lawsuit against gambling expansion in the state thrown out
Nebraska: new proposal to expand gambling in the state
Nevada: Bill banning betting kiosks passes Senate
New York: Governor signs exclusivity agreement with two gaming tribes