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  1. Twobirds news
    03 May 2019
    Bird & Bird partner Andy Danson joins All-in Diversity Project Advisory Board

    International law firm Bird & Bird is delighted to announce that partner Andy Danson, Head of the International Gambling Practice, has been appointed to The All-in Diversity Project's advisory board, promoting diversity ...

  2. Legal news
    07 August 2019
    Market Focus: France

    Is ARJEL doing a good job of regulating one of Europe’s largest potential markets, and could online casino regulation be on the agenda?

  3. Legal news
    18 July 2018
    Update: Loot Boxes in the Netherlands

    Back in October 2017, MediaWrites published the article 'Loot Boxes: What's all the fuss about?', following a period of intense scrutiny of the use of loot boxes in many popular games.

  4. 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 ...

  5. Legal news
    29 January 2019
    Online gambling is coming to Slovakia. What to expect?

    On 29 January 2019, the Slovak parliament adopted a new Gambling Act. Among other new provisions, one of the most significant announcements is that the state monopoly on online casino games has been abolished.

  6. Legal news
    20 February 2019
    Dutch final vote on online gambling: Bill adopted and soon into force

    The Dutch Senate voted yesterday to adopt the Remote (online) Gambling Bill. The Remote Gambling Bill will amend the Dutch Betting and Gambling Act (Wet op de kansspelen), legalising online gambling in the Netherlands ...

  7. Legal news
    09 January 2019
    It’s 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 ...

  8. Legal news
    04 June 2019
    Victoria becomes first Australian state to introduce new consumer protections for online gamblers

    Rich Hawkins and Tom Macken explain the new regulations governing online gambling in Victoria - the first state to implement Australia's new consumer protection framework.

  9. 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 ...

  10. Legal news
    09 August 2017
    No poker face shown by the European Court as 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 ...