Preventing risks from illegal online gambling using effective legal design on landing pages

  • María José Schmidt-Kessen Copenhagen Business School
  • Julia Hörnle Queen Mary University London
  • Alan Littler Gaming Lawyer, Kalff Katz & Franssen


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.

Visualisation of Legal Knowledge, Principles, and Rationale