It’s Christmas (lottery) time – “El Gordo” is reaching the German lottery market

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2019/global/its-christmas--lottery-time-el-gordo--is-reaching-the-german-lottery-market

Having turned on German TV or radio broadcasts during Christmas time, it was rather difficult not to know about the “El Gordo” draw in Spain. This is an obvious sign that the harmonised internal market is functioning within the EU. Well, at second sight, this ...

09 January 2019

Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2018/global/gambling-regulators-sharpen-focus-on-loot-boxes-and-social-gaming

Monday 17th September 2018 saw fifteen European gambling regulators and the Washington State Gambling Commission sign a Declaration stating that they are "increasingly concerned with the risks being posed by the blurring of lines between gambling and other ...

24 September 2018

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Gambling Regulation

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2018/global/whats-trending-in-media-and-sport-gambling-regulation

In the fourth of our eight part video series on trends across the media and sports sectors, Elizabeth Dunn and Andy Danson discuss the regulatory issues surrounding gambling and how they will continue to be a topic of discussion around the world in 2018.

27 March 2018

Loot Boxes: What’s all the fuss about?

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2018/global/loot-boxes-whats-all-the-fuss

The gambling industry is no stranger to public scrutiny, but now the worlds of gambling and gaming are once again colliding as pressure increases on games publishers’ use of loot boxes amid claims that they could constitute unlawful gambling.

27 October 2017

No poker face shown by the European Court as decisions relating to gambling in Hungary send waves across Europe

http://www.twobirds.com/en/gambling-law/shared/articles/2017/global/european-court-decisions-relating-to-gambling-in-hungary-send-waves-across-europe

ver the last 5 years, Hungary's approach to regulation in the gambling sector has been rather restrictive, resulting in a string of legal disputes between industry players and the Hungarian regulator, in turn, referring a number of cases to the Court of ...

09 August 2017