Preventing Risks from Illegal Online Gambling Using Effective Legal Design on Landing Pages

Maria Jose Schmidt-Kessen, Julia Hörnle, Alan Littler

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Gambling regulators in several European jurisdictions use website blocking as enforcement tool against illegal online gambling websites. Users trying to access blocked gambling websites are redirected to a landing page provided by the regulator. We analyse how insights from legal design could improve the effectiveness of landing pages as communication channel between regulators and players.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Open Access to Law
Issue number1
Number of pages22
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Online gambling
  • Regulation
  • Website blocking
  • Legal design

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