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 that their consumer terms excluded ...

29 April 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 permanent ban on reverse withdrawals for all ...

09 February 2021

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

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

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