Wednesday, February 19, 2020

UK Gambling Commission to consult on KYC and age verification

The Review is part of the Commission's drive to raise standards across all gambling sectors, as outlined in its Corporate Business Plan for 2017/2018. ...

Skin betting from a Czech gambling law perspective

The Czech Republic is set to modernise its gambling regulation and open its gambling market to EU and EEA residents, by adopting the new...

eSports betting: the UK Gambling Commission provides some insight and flexes...

Some months ago, we took a look at the rapid rise of the skin betting, the phenomenon by which players of online computer games...

PASPA Repeal: What does it mean for the American sports betting...

Background On 14 May 2018 the United States Supreme Court paved the way for individual states to introduce legislation permitting sports betting if they so...

Advertising Sports Betting Products: Key Issues Part II

In Part I of this article, we covered some of the common issues facing gambling operators advertising sports betting products from an advertising-regulatory perspective....

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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