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AgiproNews Italian View: Salvini betrayal serves up another guessing game

Another year, another Italian political crisis, as Matteo ‘il Capitano’ Salvini (Deputy PM) chooses to abandon the Lega-5Star coalition ship, leaving Italy on course to an unknown destination. At the time of writing, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has declared his resignation, choosing to avoid a certain vote of no confidence served by Salvini and the far-right populist Lega party. …

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Betting on the subcontinent: Will India legalise gambling?

Earlier this month, the Law Commission of India published a 145-page report that recommended the licensing and regulating of gambling in the vast South Asian nation, as a way of curbing the rise of online betting activity. We caught up with two of the sports betting world’s most respected legal figures, Giulio Coraggio and Vincenzo Giuffre of DLA Piper, to find …

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AgiproNews Italian View – Coalition warned on the dangers of implementing ‘Luigi’s Blanket’

The stark reality of governance by a populist Lega and Five Star coalition is dawning on all Italian industry stakeholders as a draft law circulates of a ‘total ban on betting advertising’. This week the Italian Cabinet will review the draft mandate personally penned by Five Star leader and Italian Deputy PM Luigi Di Maio. Di Maio and Lega leadership …

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DGOJ looks to expand Spanish opening new tender window this 2017

Spanish gambling insiders expect regulatory body la Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), to re-open its tender process window for new market applicants for Spain’s regulated online gambling market. At present the DGOJ has made no formal announcement with regards to accepting new tenders, however, this September the regulatory body announced through its website a ‘draft call’ for potential …

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Law firm Wiggin announces the appointment of new Partners

Wiggin, a media and technology UK based law firm, has announced the appointment of Stephen Ketteley and David McLeish as Partners in its Betting & Gaming practice. Ketteley, an expert in remote gambling law, has worked in the field of betting and gaming for close to a decade and joins from DLA Piper a company at which he was Head …

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Spanish Ministers want tougher advertising laws for online gambling operators

Having recently reviewed its online gambling framework to allow for licensed operators to provide slots play, the Spanish Gambling Authority is facing calls from political parties to reduce and restrict online gambling advertising targeting Spanish consumers. This week the Spanish Senate heard a cross-party agenda outlining potential advertising restrictions and constraints on national broadcasters, media owners and sporting bodies. Ministers …

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Italy AAMS to allow in-play betting

The Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato (AAMS), the regulating body of gaming and sports betting activities in Italy are set to lift restrictions on in-play sports betting for Italian consumers. International law firm DLA Piper, broke the news that the AAMS would allow for Italian licensed sports betting operators to offer in-play betting markets. Italian news reports have suggested …

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Joelson Wilson teams up with GamCrowd

GamCrowd.com has partnered igaming-specialist law firm Joelson Wilson with the aim of helping to provide investors and entrepreneurs with the ultimate guide to crowdfunding at this year’s EiG. Having served the remote gambling sector since the 1990s, Joelson Wilson has acted for a host of start-ups seeking seed capital funding. It has also assisted major corporates, operators and suppliers on …

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