Betting and Wagering in UK Law

  • Divisional Court Cases
    • No. 10-4, October 1946
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ... ... behalf ofhimself oranyother person forthepurpose of bookmakingor betting or wagering or agreeing tobetor wager orpaying or receiving or settling ... ...
  • Betting on Elections: History, Law and Policy
    • No. 42-2, June 2014
    • Federal Law Review
    Betting on elections has a long history, despite periods in which wagers were unenforceable and even criminalised. In recent years, significant online markets have emerged, driven by the bookmaking...
    ... ... I OVERVIEW Wagering o n electoral politics is a burgeoning and spec ial categ ory of gambling ... Today, e lection betting sits alongside sports betting a nd ... ...
  • Gaming and Betting at Fairs
    • No. 20-2, April 1947
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ... ... Betting and wagering are now unlawful if carried on under quite a variety of circumstances, though originally were rarely so. Probably the most ancient ... ...
  • Recent Judicial Decisions
    • No. 4-2, April 1931
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ... ... ) of 1873, which provides that every person playing or betting by way of wagering ... in any open place to which the public ... ...
  • Abortion—Search Warrants
    • No. 20-2, April 1947
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ... ... The tools of the ... GAMING AND BETTING AT FAIRS 115 abortionist are in such a class, dangerous and ... Betting and wagering are now unlawful if carried on under quite a variety of ... ...
  • Repeal
    • No. 12-2, April 1939
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ... ... Section I of the Street Betting Act, 1906, is enforced, generally speaking, as con- cerning only the ... person, for the purpose of bookmaking, or betting, or wagering, or agreeing to bet or wager, or paying or receiving or settling ... ...
  • In the Irish Courts
    • No. 15-4, October 1951
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ... ... Justice Act (N.I.), 1935) penalises any person playing or betting by way of wagering or gaming "in any street, road, highway or other ... ...
  • Recent Judicial Decisions
    • No. 19-3, July 1946
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ... ... BOOKMAKING AND BETTING IN PUBLIC PLACE: COUNTY By-LAW INVALID Powell v. May The law relating ... other person for the purpose of bookmaking or betting or wagering or agreeing to bet or wager or paying or receiving or settling ... ...
  • Quarterly Notes
    • No. 5-1, January 1932
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ... ... 294 (1929), A.C., 400) no betting had taken place on the premises. He (the Lord Chief Justice) ... Vagrant Act Amendment Act 1873 was that there should be ' wagering or gaming at any game or pretended game of chance.' Before a Court ... ...
  • The problems and causes of match-fixing: are legal sports betting regimes to blame?
    • No. 4-1, March 2018
    • Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice
    • 73-87
    Purpose: Sport match-fixing has emerged as a complex global problem. The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, it critically reviews how match-fixing is typified as a policy problem. Second, it ...
    ... ... themselves from gambling (Clapson, 1992; Huggins, 2013).For example, in 1902, the English Football Association (FA) barred players from wagering, andin 1907 restricted betting by club officials, referees and linesmen because fixed-odds ... ...
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