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Laws of Gambling in Different Countries

Country Wise Gambling Laws


Online betting is the procedure of placing real money wagers on sports, casino games, poker or other games of skill or chance through internet or mobile/tablet. Each state within that country or territory may have specific laws pertaining to online betting. Please use this guide for the laws to the most prominent countries where gambling flourish with or without laws.

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The United States

Land-based sports betting, poker rooms and commercial or Indian casinos are considered legal in some or several states. Online poker is legal in three states, casino in two states and sports wagers are illegal on federal and state level as well.

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Canada

Land-based sports betting, poker rooms and commercial or Indian casinos are considered legal in some or several states. Online poker is legal in three states, casino in two states and sports wagers are illegal on federal and state level as well.

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UAE

UAE

One of the most strict countries when it comes to gambling All forms of gambling are considered illegal, except land-based sports betting, which includes online and land-based casinos and poker as well as internet sports bets.

Pakistan

Pakistan

Wagering on horse races is the only legal form of gambling. Betting on casino games, sporting events, or poker is illegal.

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India

It is Federally illegal to bet in India People still participate via online mediums.

Lebanon

Lebanon

All gambling activities are outlawed by the Lebanon government. They have an authority to block sites from Internet Service Providers.

Brunei

Brunei

All forms of gambling, both online and offline, are illegal. They are in the process of increasing the penalties for violating this law.

Kuwait

Kuwait

Currently, all forms of gambling are illegal There are politicians running for office that want to legalize gambling in their country.

Qatar

Qatar

Current gambling laws made it illegal to bet on casino games, poker, and sporting events. The country tries to block offshore online bookies.

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Japan

Japan

Land-based poker rooms and casinos areillegal, while some forms of sports betting is legal. Gambling on sports over the Internet is legalunder certain guidelines. Playing poker or casino games for real money is illegal.

Macau

Macau

One of the most lenient countries when it comes to gambling laws, both offline and online. Land-based sports betting, poker rooms, and casinos are legal. Internet poker, casinos, and sports gambling is also legal.

Taiwan

Taiwan

Land-based sports betting is legal, while poker and casinos are illegal. Poker and casino gambling over the world-wide-web is illegal, with sports wagering being legal.

Thailand

Thailand

Bets on sports, casino games, and poker at land-based locations is deemed illegal. Playing online poker, casino games, and placing sports wagers for real money is illegal as well.

Malaysia

Malaysia

Placing bets at land-based bookmakers and poker rooms is illegal. Casinos games are legal but there is only one casino.

Vietnam

Vietnam

Land-based casinos are legal to play at for not non-Vietnamese players only. Betting on sports or poker is illegal. Online poker, casinos, and bookmakers are illegal to bet at.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Casino and poker gambling is illegal at land-based locations wagering on sports is legal but only on football (soccer) matches.

Singapore

Singapore

Citizens of Singapore can no longer legally gamble on casino games, poker, or sporting events online They cannot gamble as a result of the 2014 Remote Gambling Act.

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Spain

Spain

Gambling on sports, poker, and casino games are legal at allocated land-based locations. Betting on sports, casino games and poker over the world-wide-web is also legal.

Australia

Australia

Poker rooms, casinos, and bookmakers at established land-based companies are legal. Online sports bets are legal as well as playing poker and casinos games.

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New Zealand

Land-based bookmakers, poker rooms, and casinos are legal to play at. Playing internet poker, casino games or wagering on sports is legal at overseas websites.

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United Kingdom

Casinos, poker rooms, and bookmakers at land-based locations are legal to play at. Gambling on poker, casino games, and sportsvia web is also legal.

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