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World Online Gambling Law Report

Current Issue (June 2014)

Volume: 13 Issue: 6



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About World Online Gambling Law Report

The monthly law journal exploring legal issues affecting operators in online gambling and gaming including licensing, offshore operators, mobile gaming, gambling payments, fixture lists and database rights, online poker, social gaming and gambling, online liquidity, advertising, sports betting, match fixing, Bitcoin gambling, gambling fraud and security, as well as in-depth discussion of legislation such as the UK Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill, the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive and the US Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA)... / read more

Welcome to the World Online Gambling Law Report.

Our legal journal has been providing essential analysis and commentary on the legal and regulatory issues affecting the online gambling sector since 2002.

The June edition of the journal is online now - have a look at what's inside via the left-hand column.

Perhaps the biggest story of this month's edition is the news that the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (the GBGA) has sent letters, as required by Pre-Action Protocol, to the UK government and UK Gambling Commission, essentially the formal beginning of a potential judicial review of the UK's new gambling regime. An equally controversial topic is tackled in our news story on how 'illegal sports betting' is defined in the European Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, which Malta is seeking to amend.

Elsewhere, we have features this month on the potential Wire Act 'fix' in the USanalysis of how forthcoming EU VAT changes could affect remote gambling businesses, and a report on recent research into social gaming

Whether you are a gaming lawyer, operator, software provider, payment processor, researcher or consultant, have a look around the latest issue with a free, week-long trial of the journal – sign up here. And don’t forget to register for our free email alert service – for regular email updates containing free content, event information and summaries of new issues as they are published.