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The EC announces its long- awaited infringement action

The European Commission issued in November new infringement action against seven EU Member States regarding the compliance of their remote gambling legislation with EU law. This fresh action has been much demanded by many industry participants and commentators. David Clifton, Director at Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited, takes a look at the background to the EC’s […]

Sales promotions, Prize draws and Competitions: gambling law issues

How to avoid your sales promotions, prize draws and prize competitions being classified as gambling activities requiring a licence. Update: for developments in the law relating to the status of Spot the Ball competitions, see our June 2016 website posting entitled “Spot the ball before it moves again” and David Clifton’s subsequent article for iGaming Business […]

EGBA Responsible Gaming Day

On 28 November 2013, David Clifton & Suzanne Davies attended the 6th Responsible Gaming Day in Brussels: “The EU and Online Gambling – Where next?”, organised by the European Gaming & Betting Association