Betting & Gaming

Betting & Gaming

Legal advice that is a safe bet

Our success in the betting and gaming sector is based on our comprehensive understanding of the regulatory issues and the market dynamics that underpin betting and gaming, both on and off line.

Our clients have access to experienced industry specialists who understand the broader market issues that impact profitability, including advancements in technology and digital platform delivery, operational structures, regulatory risks and the prevailing political agenda.

Our expertise spans the construction, acquisition, licensing and operation of casinos and hotels, the procurement, licensing and operation of electronic gaming machines, the licensing and operation of lotteries, the information technology and intellectual property underpinning the business operations, and the regulatory, compliance and probity issues applicable to gambling.

Our experience in the betting and gaming sector includes advising:

  • One of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies, Ladbrokes, on its agreement with Playtech for the provision of advisory services to help grow Ladbrokes’ digital business
  • Australia’s leading wagering and gaming company, Tabcorp in relation to its suite of procurement agreements
  • Online gaming company, Bet365 Group, on various matters including online gambling licensing, management of its intellectual property portfolio, promotions and advertising issues
  • A casino operator across a number of jurisdictions in relation to a range of matters including corporate governance, capital raising, divestment of assets, property development, regulatory matters, employment relations and safety and intellectual property.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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