Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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...

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...

BREAKING NEWS: Government to reduce maximum stakes on FOBTs from £100...

The decision follows advice published by the Gambling Commission in March 2018 aimed at reducing the risks that consumers face from gambling. While this decision...

German Federal Administrative Court rules on admissibility of online casino games

The BVerwG's decision was delivered in two remarkable judgments on 26 October 2017 (8 C 18.16 and 8 C 14.16), the written grounds of which have now...

International gambling operators score again in the ongoing exciting match against...

The Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) judgment in the Sporting Odds case (C-3/17) was recently announced, where it found again that the Hungarian...

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