Las Vegas Sands Verdict Should Be Upheld, Lawyer Says
"A Great Day for New Jersey" - On Governor Christie's Move to Bring Online Gaming to NJ
My New York Football Giants are 0-2 so far this year. It’s been ugly.
But all is not lost for me. Why? My fantasy football team — the Hartford Hotspurs (with a wink to my favorite soccer team, the Tottenham Hotspurs) —...more
Why it matters -
FinCEN's $8 million civil money penalty imposed on Caesars Palace for "willful and repeated" violations of the BSA sends a signal that failure to collect and use appropriately identifying information...more
There is something to be said for keeping a low profile. Apparently, daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel are not fans of the idiom, as viewers that tuned in to week 1 action of the NFL were inundated with...more
The Australian Government has commissioned a review of Australia’s online gambling laws. The review will be led by Social Services Minister Scott Morrison and focus on the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Cth). The terms of...more
Extending the Reach of Nevada’s Gaming Regulation: SB38, SB40 and SB409 -
Senate Bill 38 extends the reach of the Board to a new category of licensees, to nightclubs and day clubs that are located on the...more
FILM AND TV -
HUB FOCUS: Recent TV trends in Germany - Our global Media, Sport & Entertainment HUB provides insights into various legal and commercial issues impacting on this space. As part of our HUB FOCUS series, we...more
Professional gamblers can offset their losses from gambling against their gambling winnings. They can also deduct their other gambling expenses. Non-professionals (those not engaged in the trade or business of gambling) are...more
Stephanie Booker, Associate Director for Enforcement, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), recently gave a speech at the Nevada Bar Association’s Bank Secrecy Act Conference in Las Vegas. Involved in the...more
Legislation and Regulation -
What are the principal statutes regulating advertising generally?
The principal federal statute regulating advertising in Canada is the Competition Act, which is a law of general...more
UK: Tweaks to rules on sales promotions and competitions - The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has introduced changes to the provisions of its advertising code which deal with the running of...more
The announcement of the integration between SNAI and Cogemat/Cogetech is just the beginning of a season of major acquisitions in gaming sector. But what is the right approach to enter into a new market or consolidate the...more
The Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) is a complex set of federal laws and regulations that require “financial institutions” to keep records, make reports, and conduct due diligence as a means of helping the federal government detect...more
The Gambling Commission has published analysis of trends in gambling behaviour for 2008-2014.
The report’s main findings are:
a “significant increase in remote gambling participation, in gambling participation...more
The Republic of Lithuania has notified proposed amendments to its Gambling Law to the European Commission, which limit licences to those entities established in Lithuania.
The Government claims that the current law does...more
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Florida announced that World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) has agreed to turn over $2.7 million in lottery receipts to settle charges that the triathlon organizer engaged in illegal gambling by...more
The Romanian main legislation act, as amended under the law for the approval of GEO 92/2014, was notified in its final form as voted upon by the Chamber of Deputies to the European Commission.
The final form of the...more
Kindly note that the translation in ENG, DE and FR of the Romanian gambling secondary legislation has been made available on the EU Comission website....more
Last Wednesday, the director of Supervision Commission Isle of Man and the director of the Dutch Games of Chance Authority (“KSA”) have expressed their intention to join forces by signing a Letter of Intent (“LoI”)....more
A new version of the Gambling Commission’s LCCP comes into force recently for all operators and personal licence holders (with certain exceptions, as set out in the document)...
..The revised LCCP was first published...more
Belgium: Even a world famous painter needs to respect copyright - It has been held that the well-known Belgian painter Luc Tuymans breached professional photographer Katrijn Van Giel's copyright through his...more
The Law for the approval of Government Emergency Ordinance no. 92/2014 was passed on 6 May 2015, through the final vote of the Chamber of Deputies plenary. Thus, the law has been approved with 217 favorable votes, 2 against...more
In this issue:
- Business Opportunities In Igaming
- The Critical Role Of The Land-Based Casinos
- As Conduits For Igaming
- As Partners With Igaming Operators
The EU VAT Committee has published the working paper in connection with their March discussions on the complex EU VAT issues concerning on-line gambling. It has no force of law. Two points worth picking up in particular...more
In a case testing the boundaries of how far the government can go when creating a ruse to access a suspect’s premises, a U.S. District Court in Nevada concluded that the government’s disruption of internet service to a hotel...more
On 20 April 2015, the Council of Europe adopted its position at the first reading on new rules aimed at preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. This is the part of the final stages of the passage of what will...more
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