Category Archive: Social-gaming

Belgium: the first to regulate social?

At the World Regulatory Briefing in Brussels last week, comments made by the Belgian Gaming Commission’s legal counsel suggest casino-style social games could be the next to be regulated. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy: Social-gaming in Italy

Compliance of social games with Italian law is still unclear to many operators from what I understood during the EiG in Barcelona last week. And indeed there are a number of regulatory issues to take into account. Read the rest of this entry »

Global: The arrival of anti-social

In an article for May’s edition of World Online Gambling Law Report, Stephen Ketteley (DLA Piper, London) discusses the extraordinary growth of social gaming and considers how we may see regulation adapting to cope with this new entertainment genre.

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Europe: Social – has the next big thing finally arrived?

Any of you that have been following the rise of social/ casual gaming in the last few years and heralding it as the ‘next big thing’ may be feeling a little smug at the announcement of IGT’s acquisition of Double Down, the social media casino operator, for a whopping (potential) $500m. Read the rest of this entry »

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