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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
    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.

  6. Legal news
    09 February 2018
    UK’s Gambling Commission opens consultation on proposed changes to operators’ licence conditions

    In conjunction with the government's recently published consultation on proposals for changes to fixed odds betting terminals and social responsibility measures, as well as the recent publication of operator ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Legal news
    17 May 2018
    BREAKING NEWS: Government to reduce maximum stakes on FOBTs from £100 to £2, and increase Remote Gaming Duty

    On 17 May 2018, the Government published the outcome of its long awaited review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures. The headline news is that the maximum permitted stake on Fixed Odds Betting ...

  9. 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 ...