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Webinar – What changes with for gambling companies the EU Privacy Regulation?

Here is an opportunity to discuss about the impact of the EU Privacy Regulation on gambling companies during a webinar taking place on 9 June 2016. Share this

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Is online gaming dependent on offline?

Online gaming is heading towards hybrid models of business where offline services are still relevant, but this approach needs to deal with regulatory restrictions. Share this

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Australia: High Court totalises gaming licence disputes

On 2 March 2016, the High Court of Australia handed down its judgments in the related cases Tabcorp Holdings Limited v State of Victoria [2016] HCA 4 and State of Victoria v Tatts Group Limited [2016] HCA 5. In a quintessential case regarding the interpretation of contractual terms and statutory provisions, the High Court, in a resounding victory …

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Italy: Italian sportsbetting full liberalisation fast tracked!

The full liberalisation of sportsbetting in Italy is already in place as a consequence of a recent move by the gaming regulator. Share this

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Italy: Sportsbetting full liberalization closer!

Sportsbetting full liberalization is getting closer with the publication by the Italian gaming regulator of the updated draft protocol of communication (PSQF) which has the purpose of getting rid of the official list of bets and events soon. Share this

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AUSTRALIA: Hitting Corruption for Six

By Judith Miller and Julian Conti The cricket world is in a fierce battle against the increasing use of technology in illegal bookmaking. In order to protect their interests ahead of the World Cup starting in February 2015, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is entering into agreements with the Federal Police in Australia and across …

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Italy – Gaming law changes further liberalize sportsbetting

Gaming laws in Italy for sportsbetting are increasingly trying to accomodate operators’ needs. The entrance of new major operators in the Italian sportsbetting market and the liberalization of gaming laws that for a decade had been very restrictive are now followed by further measures boosting the sportsbetting liberalization expected to increase the product offering in …

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OFT Principles for Online and In-App Games Now in Force

On 1 April, the OFT’s principles for online and in-app games came into force. The principles aim to ensure that consumers are made aware of in-game costs before downloading the application in question, with a view to stopping unauthorised payments, such as those made by a child, without the account holder’s express and informed consent. …

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Belgian gamblers prosecuted; can Italians sleep quietly?

Belgian authorities criminally prosecuting players participating in illegal games of chance reminded everyone that also Italian gaming law provides criminal sanctions against players participating to non-Italian licensed games and the potential liabilities might bigger than initially expected. Share this

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Casino Promotion Legislation Submitted in Japan

DLA Piper Tokyo Partnership By Koji Ishikawa, Lawrence Gregory Carter, and Keitaro Uzawa   1.      Current Status of Casino Legislation in Japan Currently, gaming is generally banned in Japan. There are a few limited exceptions to the ban on gambling with respect to government-managed sports betting in horseracing, speedboat racing, bicycle racing and motorcycle racing …

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