ABB (Association of British Bookmakers)
The Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) was founded in October 2002 and is a British trade association that represents some of the most important bookmakers in Great Britain.
ACMA (Australian Communications & Media Authority)
It regulating communications and media to maximise the economic and social benefits of communications infrastructure, services and content for Australia.
ACTGRC (Australian Capital Territory Gambling & Racing Commission)
The ACT Gambling and Racing Commission (the Commission) is an independent body established under section 5 of the Gambling and Racing Control Act 1999.
AGC (Australian Gambling Council)
A national industry body that aims to support a sustainable gambling industry providing entertainment and economic benefits while promoting gambling education, responsible gambling awareness, quality gambling research and evidence-based policy.
AGCC (Alderney Gambling Control Commission)
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) was established in May 2000. The Commission, consisting of the Chairman and three members, is independent and non political, and regulates eGambling on behalf of the States of Alderney. The Commission ensures that its regulatory and supervisory approach meets the very highest of international standards.
CCC (Commonwealth Casino Commission)
As the casino gaming regulatory agency of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)'s Third Senatorial District, the Commonwealth Casino Commission ("CCC") takes the helm of the Saipan's casino gaming industry and governs through its strict regulatory framework. The objectives of the CCC are to ensure the proper gaming revenue reporting from the CCC licensees, prevent unlicensed persons from sharing in casino profits, protect against fraud, protect the integrity of casino games, and monitor the financial viability of the CCC licensees.
CEZA (Cagayan Economic Zone Authority)
The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) is a government owned and controlled corporation that was created by virtue of Republic Act 7922, otherwise known as the “Cagayan Special Economic Zone Act of 1995″. It was authored by Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, a native of Cagayan Province, and approved by then President Fidel V. Ramos. It has been tasked to manage and supervise the development of the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CSEZFP).
CRA (Casino Regulatory Authority)
The Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) was established as a statutory board under the Ministry of Home Affairs on 2 April 2008, and is responsible for regulating the casino industry in Singapore.
CSEZFP (Cagayan Special Economic Zone & Freeport)
As a Freeport, it operates as a separate customs territory similar to Hong Kong, Singapore, Lubuan in Malaysia and Hamburg in Germany. It is envisioned to be a major transshipment point for trade in the Asia-Pacific rim. In this light, it now opens itself to interesting business opportunities with attractive incentives and advantages for interested investors that would like to register in CEZA. These developments are all deemed toward attracting legitimate and productive local and foreign investments and, thus, creating employment opportunities in and around the Freeport.
DICJ (Gaming Inspection & Coordination Bureau)
DICJ is the regulatory body of gaming in Macau, and provides guidance and assistance to the Chief Executive of Macao SAR on the definition and execution of the economic policies for the operations of the casino games of fortune or other ways of gaming, parimutuels and gaming activities offered to the public.
eCOGRA (E-Commerce Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance)
An independent authority which approves online casinos that have proved they operate responsibly and provide a fair gaming experience.
FCLRC (First Cagayan Leisure & Resort Corporation)
First Cagayan Leisure and Resort Corporation (FCLRC), a private corporation majority-owned by Leisure and Resorts World Corporation, is a duly appointed Master Licensor of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) for Internet Gaming Operations in the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CSEZFP).
The Gambling Commission for Great Britain, the regulatory body for casinos, bingo clubs, gaming machines, betting, remote gambling and larger lotteries (including all local lotteries but excluding the National Lottery)
It means any commission, panel, board or similar body or organization of any Governmental Authority or of any Indian Tribe, in each case, with authority to regulate gaming or other games of chance or the manufacture, sale, lease, distribution or operation of gaming devices or equipment, the design, operation or distribution of internet gaming services or products, online gaming products and services, the ownership or operation of current or contemplated casinos or any other gaming activities and operations in a jurisdiction.
GIRO (Gambling Information Resource Office)
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation's Gambling Information Resource Office provides resources to community groups, local government and the public about gambling and its regulation in Victoria.
GLI (Gaming Laboratories International)
GLI's mission is to provide world-class testing, certification, and professional services to the global gaming industry, and to accomplish our mission with the highest levels of independence and integrity.
GRA (Gambling Regulatory Authority)
The Gambling Regulatory Authority is a body corporate established in 2007 which now operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance,
GRA (Greyhound Racing Association)
Since its foundation in 1926, this private organisation has been heavily involved in greyhound racing setting up greyhound stadiums such notably Belle Vue or White City Stadium; currently it operates six venues: Birmingham, Belle Vue, Hall Green, Oxford, Perry Barr, Portsmouth and Wimbledon.
GTA (Gaming Technology Association)
The Gaming Technologies Association is the peak representative body for Australian gaming machine technology suppliers. It supports the national gaming industry through policy leadership and industry advocacy.
Hall of Fame, Abilene, Kansas
Sponsored by NGA is devoted to famous American racing greyhounds.
IAGR (International Association of Gaming Regulators)
The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) consists of representatives from gaming regulatory organizations throughout the world.
IBAS (Independent Betting Adjudication Service)
The Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS), founded in 1998, is a third party organisation that settles disputes between punters and bookmakers registered with IBAS and their customers in the United Kingdom.
IGS (Intralot Gaming Services)
Provides the electronic monitoring system for all hotel and club gaming machines in Victoria. Under the EGM Monitoring Licence, IGS provides data and information on gaming machines for regulatory, taxation and research purposes.
JEJU Casino Regulatory Division
In 2015, Jeju established a Casino Regulatory Division, affiliated with the police department.
LGNSW (Liquor & Gaming New South Wales)
Liquor & Gaming NSW, an agency of the New South Wales Government, part of the Department of Customer Service. It is responsible for the development, implementation and integrity of the regulatory framework for liquor sales, licensed clubs, gaming activities and casino regulation in New South Wales.
MGA (Malta Gaming Authority)
The Malta Gaming Authority is the gaming control board of Malta. It regulates most forms of gambling in its territory, including both land-based and online gambling services including B2C and B2B services.
NCPG (National Council on Problem Gambling)
A council under the Singapore Ministry of Social and Family Development established to reduce the impact of problem gambling on individuals, families and society;
NGCC (National Gambling Control Commission)
The National Gambling Commission Act regulates the gaming industry in South Korea, with the National Gambling Control Commission (NGCC) operating as its regulatory body. The NGCC controls the number of gambling businesses in the country as well as media content so that advertising is not released that may inspire excessive gambling. Limited gambling activities are legal and accessible for Koreans older than 18 years of age, as Korean citizens are only allowed to gamble in one of its casinos and participate in legal sports betting or lotteries.
NIGC (National Indian Gaming Commission)
The National Indian Gaming Commission is a regulatory body that oversees some aspects of gaming on Indian lands, often complementing the work of Indian regulators.
NSWRGFT (New South Wales Responsible Gambling Fund Trust)
The Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF) plays a key role in advising the NSW Government on the allocation of funds for initiatives and programs that support responsible gambling and help reduce gambling-related harms. The RGF is administered by independent Trustees who also provide advice to the Minister on gambling policy matters where an independent and expert view is necessary. Trustees are supported by the NSW Office of Responsible Gambling.
NTGLS (Northern Territory Gambling & Licensing Services)
The NT Racing Commission manages licensing of racing-related activities and the Director-General of Licensing issues all other forms of gambling licences.
NZGC (New Zealand Gambling Commission)
The Gambling Commission is an independent statutory decision-making body established under the Gambling Act 2003. The Commission hears casino licensing applications, and appeals on licensing and enforcement decisions made in relation to gaming machines and other non-casino gambling activities.
PAGCOR (Philippine Amusement & Gaming Corporation)
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is mandated to (1) regulate, operate, authorize and license games of chance, games of cards and games of numbers, particularly casino gaming.
PC (Productivity Commission)
The Productivity Commission is the Australian Government's independent research and advisory body on a range of issues that affect the welfare of people nationwide.
PGSI (Problem Gambling Severity Index)
The PGSI is a Canadian screening tool for use in community settings. It has been adapted for use in Australia and is commonly used in Australian studies to assess problem gambling prevalence and also as a self assessment tool (take the quiz ).
QLD Rider (Queensland Office of Liquor & Gaming Regulation)
The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) is part of the Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG) and is responsible for regulating Queensland's liquor industry, within a socially responsible framework.
RGAC (Responsible Gambling Advocacy Centre)
The RGAC was an organisation set up and funded by the Victorian Government to assist people to make informed and sensible choices about gambling. RGAC ceased operation on 30 June 2012.
RSG (Responsible Service of Gaming Course)
This certification is required by all gaming venue employees working in gaming machines areas while open to the public, within six months of commencing employment.
SACBS (South Australia Consumer & Business Services)
Consumer and Business Services (CBS), a division of the South Australian Government's Attorney-General's Department, provides a diverse range of services to: protect consumers. support and regulate business. record significant life events for South Australians.
SAIGA (South Australia Independent Gambling Authority)
The Independent Gambling Authority is an independent statutory commission reponsible for the integrity of the commercial gambling products lawfully provided to people in South Australia, and to ensure that those products are provided responsibly and safely.
UKGC (UK Gambling Commission)
It license, regulate, advise and provide guidance to the individuals and businesses that offer gambling in Great Britain, including the National Lottery in the UK.
VCAT (Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal)
Established under the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998, VCAT commenced operation in 1998, amalgamating 15 boards and tribunals to offer a 'one-stop-shop' to deal with a range of disputes.
VCGLR (Victorian Commission for Gambling & Liquor Regulation)
The commission is the independent statutory authority which regulates Victoria's gambling and liquor industries. The commission conducts hearings (both public and private) on matters such as approval for proposed gaming premises, or requests for increased gaming machines.
WGRF (World Greyhound Racing Federation)
Formed in 1969, it aims to elevate greyhound racing globally