Alderney’s Upside-Down Online Gambling Regulations

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If you regulate online gambling, most would expect you to have basic proficiency with digital document creation.

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission proved themselves the exception to that rule with recently-published amendments to their online gambling regulations that struck some as topsy turvey.

Literally. Screenshot from the AGCC website:

Alderney's upside down amendments

Several other examples dot the document, which also bucks tradition by leading with it’s (upside-down) final page instead of the more conventional approach of starting a document with the first page.

Alderney came under fire after Black Friday, when the former Full Tilt regulator was caught unawares by the massive financial shortfall that ultimately led to FTP’s demise.

A 2012 report concluded that Alderney’s handling of the Full Tilt situation was “an example of regulation working as it should.”

Source: PokerfusePro.

- Chris is the publisher of Grove also serves as a consultant to various stakeholders in the regulated market for online gambling in the United States.
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