Real-money betting apps and ads will accept to Google Play Store in the US. This new changes start deployment on March 1. Google will be allow online sports betting, lotteries betting, casino games and daily fantasy sports apps in certain states. Google’s support website provide a full list of what types of gambling apps are allowed. Currently, these apps are only appeared in 4 countries: the United Kingdom, France, Brazil and Ireland.
The change won’t be opening the opportunity for just anyone to release a slot gambling apps. Currently, Google requests app makers to go through an app process to get their gambling apps on the Play Store, and these new policies won’t be removing that requirement. To be eligible, developers must complete a gambling app form. In addition, app makers also comply with country and state laws where the app is being used and have a valid gambling license.
Gambling apps must ensure they prevent minors from being able to use the app. It also must be rated adult only and display information about responsible gambling. Above all, these apps can’t use Google Play in-app billing or be a paid app on Google Play Store. Of course, each state or country will have its own limitations on what kind of online gambling apps is legal.
In addition, gambling and betting apps are also available in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, France, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Sweden, Romania, Spain and the UK.