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

Gaming: UK Government responds to DCMS Select Committee Report on Immersive and Addictive Technologies

The UK government has published a formal response to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee’s report on Immersive and Addictive Technologies. The government’s response is likely to be broadly welcomed by the video games industry as the government has proposed to take a cautious, industry-led approach to the Committee’s key … Read more