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Online Gambling Lawyer

Volume: 4 Issue: 4
( 2005)


News

Esquire, the self proclaimed Ďgeneral-interest lifestyle magazine for sophisticated mení has been the latest publication to pull advertising for remote gambling after pressure from the US Justice Department. / read more

The UK Gambling Act, which received Royal Assent on 7 April, after last minute concessions to the Opposition reduced the number of land based regional casinos immediately permitted from eight to one, is adding to the growing pressure on European States to open up their markets to regulated remote gambling. / read more

The Cityís growing interest in the remote gambling sector is reflected in the number of City analysts who are attending the World Online Gambling Law Report Summer Retreat 2005 which takes place on May 19-20 at Tylney Hall in Hampshire. / read more


Features

They say a week is a long time in Politics (by the time you read this we will have a new Government) but in online gaming itís an eternity. In the space of just 7 days last month we got the new Gambling Act 2005 (by a whisker) and the WTO ruling. Both are significant - but in different ways. / read more

Both the United States and Antigua have claimed victory following the recent WTO Appellate Body Report on their dispute concerning the United States prohibition of remote gambling from other countries. Craig Pouncey, Managing Director of Herbert Smith, Brussels and Lode Van Den Hende, senior associate, who represented Antigua in the case examine the claims. / read more

The Gambling Act received Royal Assent on 7 April. The final form of the Act, leaves much of the practical regulation of gambling to be decided by the Gambling Commission. Hilary Stewart-Jones analyses key elements of the Act amid their impact on remote gambling operators. / read more

The UKís Gambling Act 2005 will have a significant impact on offshore jurisdictions such as the Isle of Man and Alderney. Miles Benham, a partner with Miles Benham, looks at the potential issues arising for the Isle of Man. / read more

The WTO decision and the UK Gambling Act are landmark events for the remote gambling world. Wes Himes, Director, iGGBA, looks at the practical affect these decisions will have in the immediate and in the longer term. / read more

This Summer, Germanyís Federal Constitutional Court will decide the future of the nationís state monopoly on sports betting. In this article, Dr Wulf Hambach, German Attorney at Law, analyses the issues surrounding the case and its repercussions for the industry. / 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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