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The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has launched a second legal case, this time contesting the point of consumption (POC) tax due to be implemented on December 1.
GBGA Launches Second Legal Challenge to New UK Gambling Laws

This time, the point of consumption tax is under fire as a restriction of trade and because it will encourage unlicensed operators.

This week, gambling regulation has been dominated by legal issues beyond the strict confines of gaming laws.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: the UK, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, France, Germany, Mexico, Italy, Belgium and the Czech Republic.

A last minute legal challenge from a Gibraltar industry body was rejected Friday, paving the way for the UK Licensing Act to come into effect on November 1.
High Court Rejects Industry Legal Action: UK Regulation to Take Effect Next Month

Long-shot legal challenge from remote gambling industry body defeated, meaning UK regulations will happen on November 1.

The UK’s new gambling laws have made much of the news again this week, as the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) legal challenge forces a one month delay.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: The EU, UK, Sweden, India, Denmark, Hungary, Canada, Gibraltar, Spain & PokerStars.

The UK Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 has been delayed until November 1. GBGA argued that the Act is “unlawful, because it is an illegitimate, disproportionate and discriminatory interference with the right to free movement of services … and is irrational.”.
UK Gambling Act Postponed Until November

A one month delay has been implemented for the UK licensing act as the High Court considers Gibraltar legal challenge.

The field of online poker regulation is not just affected by political considerations; geopolitical events can also have an impact.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: UK, Europe, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain and Uruguay.

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has submitted its first response to the Gibraltar Gaming and Betting Association’s (GBGA) legal case challenging the new UK laws which the UKGC will implement from October 1.
UK Gambling Commission Starts Legal Defense of UK Law

UKGC argues that EU free trade doesn’t apply to Gibraltar.

New Zealand may get new gaming laws along with a new government after general elections in September.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: Bulgaria, New Zealand, Portugal and the UK.

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has filed a challenge to new UK gaming laws in the British courts.
The GBGA Files Legal Challenge to Overturn the UK Gambling Act

Despite a request for an expedited process the legal dispute could take years to resolve.

The Gibraltar Betting and Gambling Association (GBGA) has written to the UK government and to the UKGC to warn them that it will challenge the new Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act in the courts.
GBGA Announces Challenge to New UK Gambling Laws

The Gibraltar industry association has taken the first legal step in a judicial review process that could overturn new UK laws.

The Gibraltar industry body, the GBGA joins forces with the EGBA to enhance Gibraltarian lobbying in the EU.
GBGA-EGBA Partnership Gives Gibraltar a Stronger Voice in Europe

The Gibraltar gaming industry group affiliates with the European Gaming and Betting Association.

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