Friday, April 3, 2020

First Swedish “Moderate Marketing” Ruling Issued

The lawsuit and the challenged provisions The Swedish Consumer Ombudsman sued Global Gaming's subsidiary Elec Games for its marketing of the now defunct gambling platform...

Gambling breakthrough in Germany? Regulated online casino may be on the...

Currently, German law on the face of it prohibits online casino (and, in certain circumstances, online betting) but unregulated gambling on the internet still...

Applying for an online gambling licence in the Netherlands: delayed, but...

Introduction  The Dutch Gambling Authority (Kansspelautoriteit) recently published a statement on its website setting out, in general terms, the conditions interested parties will need to...

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...

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