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Online Gambling Lawyer

Volume: 3 Issue: 5
( 2004)


Distributed Denial Of Service (DDOS) attacks will be one of the key topics addressed at The World Online Gambling Law Report Summer Retreat 2004. Detective Superintendant Michael Deats, the Deputy Head of the UK High Tech Crime Unit, with specific responsibility for investigating DDOS attacks, will be leading a special session on the issue. He will be joined by Robin Le Prevost, from Cable & Wireless / read more

Australian Banks have, for the most part, criticised plans floated by the Australian Federal Government to oblige banks to enforce a ban on online gambling by blocking gambling credit card payments. / read more

Remote gambling operations that wish to be licensed in the UK might face Ďan all in or all outí choice if the draft UK Gambling Bill is presented unchanged to Parliament. The combined effects of Clauses 25 and 21 are the source of the dilemma. / read more


This article discusses the territorial application of the Gambling Bill for remote gambling operators, and asks whether the practical implications of the proposed regulations will be more serious than at first might appear for businesses which outsource or spread their operations across national lines. / read more

Online poker is an ever-growing phenomenon and represents one of the largest growth areas for interactive gaming. It is relatively easy for players to go online, learn various games of poker, play against other players and even take part in tournaments with higher stakes. This article looks at the background to the growth in poker and the regulatory structure within which it operates. / read more

Six Months after the Gambelli and Lindman decisions of the European Court of Justice and the first report of the European Commission on the application of the electronic commerce Directive1, the impact of these recent European (r)evolutions on the gaming industry still remains unclear. This article traces the latest developments. / read more

KYC or Know Your Customer has its legislative roots within the financial services marketplace going back to the 1980s with the introduction of international regulatory standards and the formation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) shortly afterwards. In this article John Bourbon, Chief Executive Officer of KYCOS, looks at the background to the growing framework of KYC obligations and why he believes the company he founded can help to address them. / read more

Everyone is eagerly awaiting the DCMS reply to the Draft Gambling Bill and the conference circuit has been in overdrive trying to determine what the Governmentís response will to be to various segments of the bill. While much of the attention will be on the casino and slots side, the picture on remote gambling is becoming more clear. / read more

About Online Gambling Lawyer

The monthly publication exploring legal issues affecting operators in online gambling and gaming, on a global basis. Topics covered included licensing, offshore operators, mobile gaming, gambling payments, fixture lists and database rights, online poker, social gaming and gambling, online liquidity, advertising, sports betting, in-play betting, eSports, fantasy sports (DFS), Bitcoin gambling, and gambling fraud, as well as in-depth discussion of legislation such as the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive and the US Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA)... / read more

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