Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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...

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,...

Loot Boxes: What’s all the fuss about?

The gambling industry is no stranger to public scrutiny, but now the worlds of gambling and gaming are once again colliding as pressure increases...

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...

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)...

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...

Change is on the cards – how the Czech Republic is...

All bets are off – what are the proposals? The Gambling Act is an attempt by the Czech government to regulate the online gambling market...

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...

ECJ rules in favour of workers on holiday pay – implications...

Recent case law developments have led to an increase in the protection afforded to some individuals who work on a self-employed basis. Indeed, only...

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