A roundup of the 2024 ICE VOX World Regulatory Briefing

This year’s ICE VOX World Regulatory Briefing took place on 5-6 February in London, bringing together policymakers, regulators and the industry to debate gaming’s key regulatory, legal and compliance developments. Hayley Brady and James Balfour attended from our Media and Digital team, and had the following insights to share… Latest on the UK Gambling Act … Read more

A FIRST LOOK AT THE GAMBLING ACT REVIEW WHITE PAPER

The UK Government published the long awaited Gambling Act Review White Paper today which contains the most comprehensive plans to reform the gambling sector since the Gambling Act was introduced back in 2005. It is the culmination of the Government’s call for evidence on existing gambling legislation in December 2020 (link), and its official release … Read more

New CAP rules to protect under 18s from gambling and lottery advertisements

EU – Gaming, Gambling and Esports The “tough new rules” put forward by the Committee for Advertising Practices (“CAP“) to reduce the appeal of gambling and lottery advertisements to under 18s came into force on 1 October 2022. The rules change the test applied in determining whether an advertisement appeals to under 18s, with the … Read more

Revisions to CAP and BCAP’s gambling advertising guidance

UK – Advertising (Gambling) Following the launch of an October 2020 consultation by the Committee of Advertising Practice (“CAP”) and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (“BCAP”), changes to the CAP and BCAP responsibility and problem gambling guidance came into force on 1 November 2021. These latest amendments introduce further restrictions to protect consumers and … Read more