Gambling in Isle Of Man

Appleby

Appleby's Claire Milne handles a range of gambling regulatory work, concerning relations with the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission, for new and established businesses in the sector, as well as GDPR advice and other related matters. Kyle Sutherland also has a track record of corporate work in this sector. The firm also has employment and dispute resolution expertise in this industry, with Caren Pegg a key contact for this.

Practice head(s):

Claire Milne

Other key lawyers:

Kyle Sutherland; Caren Pegg

Testimonials

Responsive and solution-oriented.’

Key clients

Playtech

Alliance Gaming Solutions

Tabcorp Holdings

Work highlights

  • Advised Playtech on borrowing and debt capital markets issuances.

Cains

Cains' gambling division, which sits within the firm's corporate practice, handles a range of deals across the industry, including work for some of the sector's biggest names. As well as transactional matters, the firm provides regulatory advice to licensed gambling operations in the Isle of Man, while also offering expertise in areas such as employment, pensions and data protection.

Practice head(s):

Scott Leonard-Morgan

Other key lawyers:

Tristan Head

Key clients

The Stars Group

Apollo Gaming Holdings

Work highlights

  • Advised The Stars Group, which owns PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, on its purchase of Sky Bet.
  • Advised Apollo Gaming Holdings on its purchase of Gameiom Technologies.
  • Advised a video game publisher on the law surrounding ‘loot boxes’ in the Isle of Man.