Betting and Wagering in UK Law

  • Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd (trading as Crockfords)
    • Supreme Court
    • 25 Octubre 2017
    ... ... The forfeit was incurred not only by winnings by wagering, but also by prize winning, if the ill practice was demonstrated ... litigation that the (now in principle enforceable) contract for betting into which these parties entered is subject to an implied term that ... ...
  • Cutler v Wandsworth Stadium Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 28 Febrero 1949
    ... ... Lordships decide, is whether upon the true construction of the Betting and Lotteries Act, 1934, the Appellant has, upon the assumption, which for ... ...
  • Hill v William Hill (Park Lane) Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 29 Julio 1949
    ... ... 2 The Appellant some time before July, 1946, had had betting transactions with the Respondents William Hill (Park Lane) Ltd.: as a ... of a bet: and that it was not a contract "by way of gaming or wagering" ... 18 The Trial Judge was apparently of the same ... ...
  • CFPH LLC's Applications
    • Chancery Division (Patents Court)
    • 21 Julio 2005
    ... ... The two applications are concerned with networked interactive wagering on the outcomes of events, with particular emphasis on reducing processing ... betting). It explains how current wagering systems are often slow and inefficient, ... ...
  • C.H.T. Ltd v Ward
    • Court of Appeal
    • 07 Noviembre 1963
    ... ... , even though the gaming is lawful, as, by reason of the Betting and Gaming Act, 1960, that with which this case is concerned admittedly ... Here is a man carrying on a club for the purpose of gaming or wagering at cards, and if the proprietor of such a club chooses to sell his chips ... ...
  • Seay v Eastwood
    • House of Lords
    • 28 Julio 1976
    ... ... To do so is made an offence by the Betting and Lotteries Act (Northern Ireland) 1957 section 13(1)( a). They were ... 5 Legislation against, or controlling, gaming, wagering and betting is many centuries old in the United Kingdom. With only ... ...
  • Matchbet Ltd v Openbet Retail Ltd
    • Chancery Division
    • 11 Octubre 2013
    ... ... on 26 November 2004 to carry on the business of developing betting exchange software and systems. The promoter, principal director and ... as racing director, and in 2003 he became managing director of wagering at UK Betting Plc. In November 2004 he was appointed chief executive ... ...
  • Tote Investors Ltd v Smoker
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 Junio 1967
    ... ... 2 Miss Smoker entered into betting transactions with a totalisator. She did it on credit. She laid her bets ... or agreements whether by parole or in writing by way of gaming or wagering shall be null and void". In considering this point, it is essential to ... ...
  • Calvert v William Hill Credit Ltd
    • Chancery Division
    • 12 Marzo 2008
    ... ... , section 18 of the Gaming Act 1845 provided that all gaming or wagering contracts should be null and void. The policy behind this legislation was ... The ABB (founded in 2002) is an association of Licensed Betting Shop operators. It issued its Social Responsibility and Good Practice Code ... ...
  • School Facility Management Ltd v Governing Body of Christ the King College
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 12 Julio 2021
    ... ... for the money received by Cass (a) in a contract for exchange of betting chips and (b) in fulfilling the gaming contracts, despite their illegality ... to amount to a change of position because the contracts were void wagering contracts such that the Club was not bound to pay winnings, with the ... ...
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