The Lagos State Ministry of Finance transferred administration of the Casino and Gaming Law 2007 and Casino and Gaming Regulation 2008 to LSLB in July 2016

Casino and Gaming Law 2007 defines gaming machine as any electronic, electro-mechanical or mechanical machine, apparatus or device other than roulette wheel, which is used for playing a game which commences upon the insertion of a coin, banknote, token, card or similar object or upon payment of any consideration, or is available to play and the operation of which may deliver to the person playing and operating the machine, or any other person, cash or anything of value, and includes any device which is set in operation by another person upon the wagering of stake.

Gaming Machine Licence is granted for a term of one year and renewable annually.