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GTA Online’s New Casino Update Banned In Several Countries

Many fans of GTA Online have long awaited the release of the casino finally opening up and now thanks to the latest update we now have it. However, it has received some heavy criticism due to the nature of online gambling with virtual currency which can be obtained using real money. This has actually resulted in the new casino update being banned across several countries around the world due to anti-gambling laws.

Reddit user SlapshotTommy has been compiling a list of countries that have already banned the update and it’s not just countries across Europe that have it banned. You can view the long list down below:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Argentina
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Belarus
  • Cambodia – gambling is illegal for natives, but land-based gambling is legal for foreign visitors
  • Cayman Islands – land-based gambling is illegal, and online local casinos are banned, whereas foreign slots are not
  • China
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus – online sports betting ok with a license
  • Czech Republic – majority of online gambling is illegal (except online lottery and online sports betting)
  • Greece – some online gambling is illegal
  • Iceland – online casino gambling and online poker illegal – offline gambling is legal
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Luxembourg – illegal online other than sports betting and online lottery
  • Maldives
  • Mali – only legal for foreign visitors
  • Mauritania
  • Malta
  • Malaysia
  • North Korea
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Poland – everything but online sports betting is illegal
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Somalia
  • South Africa – online gambling is illegal
  • South Korea
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand – everything but Horse Racing and the Government Lotto
  • Turkey – everything but online sports betting and online lottery is illegal
  • Tuvalu
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States – Some, See below
  • Vietnam
  • Venezuela

States in the USA were the DLC may not work –

  • Hawaii – full gambling ban – needs confirmed


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