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  1. 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
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/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 ...

  2. Legal news
    09 February 2021
    Gambling Regulation Update: Commission announces new measures regulating the design of online slot games
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/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 ...

  3. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    UK Government Review of the Gambling Act 2005 finally arrives
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/uk-government-review-of-the-gambling-act-2005-finally-arrives

    The government announced this week that its long-promised review of the Gambling Act 2005 has been launched – Andy Danson summarises the background and scope of the review and how it will interact with previous ...

  4. Legal news
    24 January 2020
    Gambling breakthrough in Germany? Regulated online casino may be on the way!
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/gambling-breakthrough-in-germany-regulated-online-casino-may-be-on-the-way

    After years of uncertainty, and more recently threats of a regulated online sports betting market to the exclusion of online casino, it seems Germany may have arrived at a political consensus which could see regulated ...

  5. Legal news
    16 August 2016
    Skin betting: the multi-billion dollar craze that’s taken hold of online gaming
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2016/uk/skin-betting-the-multi-billion-dollar-craze

    Skin betting has seen an unprecedented rise in popularity over the last six months and there is mounting pressure on the websites offering these services to protect young users from the dangers of gambling. We take a ...

  6. Legal news
    09 July 2020
    Court of Appeal hears appeal regarding new right of confidence in live sports data: The Racing Partnership v Sports Information Services
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/court-of-appeal-hears-appeal-regarding-new-right-of-confidence-in-live-sports-data

    Over the past three days the Court of Appeal has heard arguments in an appeal relating to the protection of sports data. A key issue in the appeal is whether live sports data can be protected as confidential information ...