Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Can easier customer identification balance higher gambling taxes in the Czech...

Two years after the Gambling Act (No. 186/2016 Coll.) came into effect in the Czech Republic, having set a completely new regulatory landscape for...

News in today: DCMS wants lootboxes regulated as gambling

The Select Committee of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, & Sport ("DCMS") today published its long-awaited Immersive and addictive digital technologies report (available...
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Blockchain, smart contracts and esports: a match-winning formula?

From relatively obscure origins, the advent of cryptocurrency has fuelled a blockchain (or, less catchy, "distributed ledger technology") boom in recent years. This is...

Victoria becomes first Australian state to introduce new consumer protections for...

On 26 November last year, the Federal, state and territory governments of Australia agreed to implement a raft of new consumer protection measures aimed...

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...

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