The policy on gambling in The Netherlands is restrictive and Dutch law only contains limited possibilities for the offering and promoting of games of chance.
Recent events in Germany have brought the adoption of the controversial Interstate Lotteries Treaty closer, but technical considerations, combined with very real doubts surrounding the legality of...
Thibault Verbiest and Evelyn Heffermehl of ULYS analyse the EFTA Court's recent judgment on the case between Ladbrokes and the Norwegian government and place the decision within the broader context...
Peter Wilson, a leading licensing lawyer at Blake Lapthorn Tarlo Lyons, looks at the 2005 Gambling Act's likely impact on the ability of UK club owners and publicans, as well as established gaming...
A new law passed by the Victorian Parliament puts forward a new statutory regime to regulate betting on sporting and other non- racing events held wholly or partly within Victoria. The Act is one...
This case involved a challenge to the legitimacy of the Gambling Act 2005 (Commencement No. 6 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2006 by the representative bodies of existing casinos.
The ECJ's decision in Placanica has quite rightly generated a lot of comment in this publication and in the press more generally. As the dust settles three views have emerged as to the potential...
Following on from March's Placanica verdict in the ECJ, Sebastian McMichael argues that further EU developments indicate a "tightening up" of Member States' scope to justify restrictive gambling...
With so much in the news about the legality of poker games in clubs and pubs, some might be forgiven for thinking that it is impossible legally to run a poker game outside of a licensed casino.
On 25 January 2007, the DCMS published the anticipated consultation, “Gaming in clubs and alcohol-licensed premises”.

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