January 23rd, 2019
Can self-regulation realistically become the main governing mechanism for operators’ conduct in the egaming sector, or will regulators always need to be behind the wheel as the industry changes and evolves? EGR Compliance investigates.
US Department of Justice plans to restrict all forms of online gambling
January 16th, 2019
Richard Williams, Licensing Partner at law firm Joelson, comments on news that the US Department of Justice plans to restrict all forms of online gambling.
In limbo: How the lack of progress on Dutch gambling laws is leaving the industry in no-man’s land
January 14th, 2019
Richard Williams, partner and joint head of the gambling, licensing & regulatory team at Joelson discusses the past, present and potential future of the Dutch regulator.
The future of flexible working
January 9th, 2019
With employees increasingly working outside of the traditional 9 to 5, David Greenhalgh asks whether employers need to rethink their own definitions of flexible working.
Festive foibles: Employment law perspectives on the office Christmas do
December 6th, 2018
Employers must consider how the combination of a festive tipple, secret Santa and social media could make the event an HR nightmare.
Brewhouse & Kitchen breaks world record for largest beer tasting
December 3rd, 2018
Brewhouse & Kitchen was awarded the accolade last Thursday (29 November) after Guinness World Records adjudicators ruled the attempt a success.
Stride Gaming accepts UKGC’s £7m fine
November 15th, 2018
UK-based gaming operator Stride Gaming has decided to accept £7m penalty slapped by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). Daub Alderney, part of Stride Gaming Group, will not appeal the penalty issued for its failure to prevent money laundering.
Stride Gaming accepts £7m fine issued by Gambling Commission
November 14th, 2018
Daub Alderney, part of Stride Gaming Group, will not appeal a £7m fine by the Gambling Commission for failing to prevent money laundering and failing to protect its customers.
Comments on the Gambling Commission’s Regulatory Panel’s fine of Daub Alderney Ltd
November 13th, 2018
This penalty will send shockwaves throughout the Gaming industry, as the amounts involved are now so high that they are materially significant for some operators. What remains to be seen is how the stock market perceives this action. Stride’s share price rose by .90% following the announcement, so the market is either relaxed about the figure or the outcome hasn’t been widely reported yet.
Next steps from the Gambling Commission
November 1st, 2018
The Gambling Commission looks determined to tackle the risks of underage gambling.
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