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
April's issue of the World Online Gambling Law Report
In April's edition of the journal, Richard Wade, Director of Compliance & Responsible Gambling at the Rank Group, discusses recent UK developments that emphasise the importance of 'Know Your Customer' processes.
Susan Hensel of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board writes about the International Association of Gaming Regulators' work on creating a set of technical standards for i-gaming, which seek to harmonise standards around the world to ultimately assist regulators, operators and players.
Roelien van Neck and Mariska van de Sanden of Bird & Bird analyse recent Dutch case law in which a player sought to recoup losses from an operator offering illegally into the Netherlands, a case that calls into question whether licences issued under the forthcoming Dutch licensing regime will be redudant.
Albert Agustinoy and Jorge Monclus of Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira comment on the draft version of the Royal Decree on gambling advertising activities in Spain, which contains a number of provisions and restrictions that have so far drawn substantial comments and concerns from stakeholders.
And Mikael Rydkvist of Setterwalls outlines the proposed licensing system for Sweden, which would bring Sweden's gambling regulations more in line with EU requirements.
Plus: UK binary options concerns - new bills in Pennsylvania - EU Member States' targeting of gamblers - gambling taxes in Romania - Bitcoin & gambling in the UK - Italy's new draft law.
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