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  1. Legal news
    27 July 2018
    The gamble that didn't pay off - Casino loses appeal in UK Supreme Court

    On 26 July 2018 the UK Supreme Court unanimously dismissed an appeal against our client, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SPA (BNL), upholding the judgment of the Court of Appeal that, on these facts, there is no duty of care ...

  2. Legal news
    16 April 2020
    Gambling Commission ban on credit cards for gambling: What about e-wallets?

    New rules from the UK Gambling Commission extend a ban on credit card use to all forms of remote gambling. MediaWrites reports on what this means for gambling operators and e-wallet providers.

  3. Legal news
    31 May 2019
    Gambling Commission amends Customer Funds Rating System

    The Gambling Commission has amended its customer funds rating system to help clarify the level of protection offered by gambling operators and reduce the likelihood of consumer confusion. Myles Kotak looks at the impact ...

  4. Legal news
    12 September 2019
    News in today: DCMS wants lootboxes regulated as gambling

    The Select Committee of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, & Sport (“DCMS”) today published its long-awaited Immersive and addictive digital technologies report (available here).

  5. Legal news
    16 November 2017
    The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice requests the removal of gambling ads that appeal to under 18s

    On 20th October, the Committee of Advertising Practice circulated a letter to online gambling operators requiring them to amend or remove ads that are likely to appeal to under 18s. The action by the regulator, which is ...

  6. Legal news
    29 April 2021
    Limiting liability in Consumer Terms: High Court rules in favour of online customer in £1.7 million dispute with Betfred

    In Green v Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd (t/a Betfred), the High Court ruled that Betfred were liable to pay out a customer’s £1.7 million winnings on a side bet allegedly caused by a software defect, despite Betfred’s claims ...

  7. Legal news
    09 February 2021
    Gambling Regulation Update: Commission announces new measures regulating the design of online slot games

    The Gambling Commission has this week announced new measures prohibiting certain features of online slot games – primarily those which affect the speed of play and disguise losses as wins. It has also announced a ...

  8. Legal news
    19 January 2018
    Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA - January 2018

    This month we report on a number of decisions of the General Court, including the decision in Bet365 Group v EUIPO; Robert Hansen, which considered whether the BET365 had acquired distinctive character through use.

  9. Legal news
    09 April 2018
    UK Gambling Commission to consult on KYC and age verification

    On 26 March 2018 the UK Gambling Commission published its Review of Online Gambling ("Review") and announced that it would shortly be issuing a number of consultations in the sector. Heston Aniteye explains the areas of ...