EGBA Launches New Customer Protection Rules

European betting company customers are set to receive a new level of protection with the news that the region’s leading industry body has launched new rules for its members. The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has released a new Code of Conduct that governs how online gambling firms should approach data protection, further strengthening their commitment to […]

UK Gambling Commission Criticised by Industry

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is under fire again, this time from law firm Mishcon de Reya, over changes made to its responsible gambling measures, in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The lawyers said that new provisions set out by the commission presented operational challenges to the companies asked to introduce them, and that the […]

Lockdown Criticism for Australian Gambling Companies

Online gambling operators are behaving greedily during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to a leading anti-gambling organisation. Consumer data has shown that Australians have increased the amount of time they are spending using online gambling sites and one campaign group, the Alliance for Gambling Reform, have criticised the trend, calling on the government to bring […]

Confusion in German Betting Market as DRC Continues to Operate

A prominent German jurisdiction that holds responsibility for the awarding of online sports betting licences is continuing to accept licence applications while awaiting an appeal against a court ruling. The Darmstadt Regional Council (DRC) is still accepting sports betting licence applications even though a court ruling earlier this month prohibited the council from continuing to […]