Limiting liability in Consumer Terms: High Court rules in favour of online customer in £1.7 million dispute with Betfred

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2021/global/limiting-liability-in-consumer-terms

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 that their consumer terms excluded ...

29 April 2021

Gambling Regulation Update: Commission announces new measures regulating the design of online slot games

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2021/uk/gambling-regulation-update-commission-announces-new-measures

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 permanent ban on reverse withdrawals for all ...

09 February 2021

UK Gambling Commission launches call for evidence on remote customer interaction and affordability

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2020/uk/uk-gambling-commission-launches-call-for-evidence-on-remote-customer-interaction-and-affordability

Recent Parliamentary scrutiny of the affordability of gambling for vulnerable customers has led to the Gambling Commission opening a consultation on that same subject last week.

13 November 2020

Gambling Act Review: Base it on the Evidence

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2020/uk/gambling-act-review-base-it-on-the-evidence

Andy Danson discusses a planned review of the UK's Gambling Act and what this could mean for players and operators.

05 May 2020

News in today: DCMS wants lootboxes regulated as gambling

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2019/uk/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).

12 September 2019