Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Gambling Commission amends Customer Funds Rating System

All British licensed gambling operators have to comply with a customer funds rating system which requires operators (remote and non-remote) to disclose certain information...

The Value of Confidence: A New Right for Event Organisers?

Earlier this month, the High Court issued an important judgment which could have wide implications for the organisers of sporting events, distributors of live...

Dutch final vote on online gambling: Bill adopted and soon into...

Now that the Remote Gambling Bill has been adopted by the Senate, it is expected that interested parties (both Dutch and international)...

Online gambling is coming to Slovakia. What to expect?

Traditional land-based gambling and online betting have already been open to the private sector for some time. However, with the growing importance...

It’s Christmas (lottery) time – “El Gordo” is reaching the German...

Secondary lotteries and messenger services (brokers) In Germany - and most likely elsewhere - there are an increasing number...

Loot box issues extend to Poland

Loot boxes are a topic of significant media law debate in recent months, and something that we are keeping on top of at MediaWrites,...

Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming

Why the concern? As we have seen in other areas, the unease of gambling regulators has increased due to a combination of consumer concern, media...

Update: Loot Boxes in the Netherlands

Online gambling in the Netherlands Gambling in the Netherlands is regulated by the Dutch Betting and Gambling Act (the "Act"). Under the Act, it is...

Online gambling on the rise: Is Slovakia getting it right?

In 2017, a new amendment to the Slovak Gambling Act was brought into force, introducing (among other restrictions) a black list and censorship of...

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