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14 September 2023 - 12:13pm

Newly regulated laws in the UAE

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With the recent establishment of the General Commercial Gaming Regulatory Authority (GCGRA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the country is preparing to legalize gambling and introduce a regulatory framework for national lottery and commercial gaming. The GCGRA is led by casino and gambling experts from the United States, and it will oversee and regulate all commercial gaming activities in the country. This move is a significant shift from the previous stance of the UAE, where gambling was prohibited under Islam and was illegal in the country, with offenders facing fines or imprisonment.

The establishment of the GCGRA is expected to pave the way for the introduction of casinos and other forms of gambling in the UAE. This move is expected to attract significant investment from casino giants, who have been eyeing the Gulf Arab nation for some time now. The GCGRA will also be responsible for ensuring that all gambling activities in the UAE are conducted in a fair and transparent manner, and that the interests of consumers are protected.

The new regulatory framework is expected to bring significant benefits to the UAE, including increased revenue from taxes and tourism, as well as job creation. However, it is important to note that gambling addiction is a serious issue that needs to be addressed, and the GCGRA will need to take measures to ensure that gambling activities do not lead to social problems.

Overall, the establishment of the GCGRA is a significant development in the UAE's regulatory landscape, and it will be interesting to see how the country's gambling industry evolves in the coming years.

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14 September 2023 - 3:10pm

It will certainly be interesting to see how the country works in casino gaming in the years to come. Color me a bit skeptical on this though.

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