Can retired footballers appear in gambling ads? (ASA Rulings v Paddy Power & SkyBet)

Further to our previous article1, which commented on the recent Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”) ruling against a Ladbrokes ad that featured current Premier League footba...

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Betting and Corruption

Sports Integrity: Betting And Corruption – Annual Review 2022/23

Welcome to the Sports Integrity section of the LawInSport Annual Review 2022/23. As in previous years, the aim o...
Sports Betting

ASA's First Ruling Under New Gambling Ad Rules: Analysis And Implications For Sports Organizations

The Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”) has issued its first ruling  under the new rules that prohibit ...
American Football

The NCAA's New NIL Guidance: What Do You Need to Know

On October 26, 2022, the NCAA voted to modify its name, image and likeness ("NIL") policy to further clarify what mem...
EUFA Conference

Anti-Match-Fixing Action Plan – UEFA’s Recent Activities To Stay On Top Of The Game

In recent years, UEFA has recognised that the problem of match-fixing in football and sports more broadly, needed a s...

Protecting trademarks in keyword advertising in India - A guide for sports organisations

The Honourable Delhi High Court (Court) in India, in the recent case of Head Digital Works Private Limited v. TicTok ...
Footballer kicking out of a phone

Betting In Football: Lessons From Non-League Player’s 11 Year Suspension (The FA v Kynan Isaac)

The recent decision of the FA Independent Regulatory Commission (“Commission”) in The FA v Kynan Isaac attracted wide...
Horse Race Betting

Betting Errors – Paddy Power Case Highlights Importance Of Fair Exclusion Clauses

The recent English High Court case of Longley v PBB Entertainment1provides an interesting analysis of the princ...
Scratch cards

£4mn Payout Denied! - Goodram Reaffirms Rules On Incorporating Terms Into Lottery Tickets

On 22 April 2020, two individual’s lives changed forever, after they bought a winning scratchcard with a prize of £4 ...
Sports Stadium With Fans

What should sports brands consider when running prize draws to boost fan engagement?

David Beckham: footballer, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and now, eco-warrior. In a move that would make David Attenb...

How Will Changes To Gambling Advertising Regulations To Protect Young People Affect Athletes?

The gambling industry’s growing presence in football has been the topic of much fan and government discussion in rece...
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A new dawn? How India Is Regulating Online Gaming & Fantasy Sports

According to a report released by KPMG, gamechilling, a trend has seen a significant rise in India with lockdowns and...

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