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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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Sportsbetting conference in Rome on 10 December 2013 – come and join us!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be running a conference named “Sports betting in Italy: how to reverse the decline? Countries in comparison for a possible solution” on the 10th of December 2013 in Rome at the Hotel Boscolo Exedra – Michelangelo meeting room, Piazza Della Repubblica No. 47, at 9:30 am. …

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Customised sports bet rules approved!

Italian regulations governing the offering by Italian licensed operators of bets and events not included in the official schedule published by the gambling regulator, AAMS, has been published and from tomorrow it will be possible to have the offering of new types of bets and events approved by AAMS. Share this

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