Google is updating its Developer Program Policy in order to let 15 more countries list their gambling apps in Playstore.

Google is updating its Developer Program Policy in order to let 15 more countries list their gambling apps in Playstore. These include many from Europe and the US, where citizens of these nations can play online gambling games like casinos, betting, fantasy sports, etc with actual funds, though some rules vary depending on local laws.

Online Gambling Apps in Google Playstore

Google is updating its Developer Program Policy in order to let 15 more countries list their gambling apps in Playstore.

While UK, Ireland, and France became the first countries to allow online gambling with real names, Google now added few more countries to the list via its updated store policies. As per its new Developer Program Policy draft coming into effect from March 1st onwards, developers of the following nations can submit their gambling apps on Playstore;

  • Australia: Sports betting, lotteries, Daily Fantasy Sports
  • Belgium: Online casino games, sports betting, government-operated lotteries
  • Canada: Online casinos, sports betting, lotteries (all must be government-operated)
  • Colombia: Online casinos, sports betting, government-operated lotteries
  • Denmark: Online casinos, sports betting, lotteries, Daily Fantasy Sports
  • Finland: Online casinos, sports betting, lotteries (all must be government-operated)
  • Germany: Sports betting, government-operated lotteries
  • Japan: Government-operated lotteries, Sports betting (betting on horse races, motorboat races, bicycle races, auto-bicycle races, and soccer lottery by government operators only)
  • Mexico: Online casinos, sports betting, lotteries, Daily Fantasy Sports
  • New Zealand: Sports betting, lotteries (all must be government-operated)
  • Norway: Online casinos, sports betting, lotteries
  • Romania: Online casinos, sports betting, government-operated lotteries
  • Spain: Online casino games, sports betting, government-operated lotteries, Daily Fantasy Sports
  • Sweden: Online casino games, sports betting, government-operated lotteries.
  • USA: Online gambling games (varying by state)

Talking more about the US, games playable depends on the jurisdictions, as these following types of games are allowed in only these specified jurisdictions;

Online casino

  • Delaware
  • Nevada (poker only)
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Sports betting

  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia (gov’t operators)
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Montana (gov’t operators)
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • Oregon (gov’t operators)
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia

Lotteries (state and nationally-contracted)

  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Virginia

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