Betting Offences in UK Law

  • Betting Misconduct In Sport – Tennis And Cricket
    • Mondaq UK
    ......The offences are far reaching and cover solicitation, bribery, intentions to negatively influence a player's best efforts, the provision of inside information and ......
  • “Bribery” In Football: What Are the Legal Consequences?
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The top story in the UK media today is about alleged corruption in English football. Someone said to be a “fixer” for betting syndicates was secretly recorded boasting that the results of English l...
    ......Someone said to be a “fixer” for betting syndicates was secretly recorded boasting that the results of English ... Act, along with fraud , money-laundering and conspiracy offences. The Bribery Act carries a maximum sentence of ten years and large fines ......
  • Football Bribery: Jail for Ex-players and middlemen
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    A former professional football player, Delroy Facey, has been convicted and imprisoned for offences under the UK Bribery Act. The BBC reports the conviction and sentence here. If you love sport it’...
    ...... player, Delroy Facey, has been convicted and imprisoned for offences under the UK Bribery Act. The BBC reports the conviction and sentence ... with a group who wanted to fix matches in order to profit from betting markets. Facey and another footballer were to identify players amenable to ......
  • GDPR And Sport: Make Sure That You're On The Ball!
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... rather than fixing a match? The sharing of information between betting operators and governing bodies about suspect sports betting (e.g. under a ... a key tool in the investigation and prosecution of disciplinary offences, and it will be interesting to see how broadly they are applied. ......
  • 'Bribery' In Football: What Are The Legal Consequences?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......Someone said to be a "fixer" for betting syndicates was secretly recorded boasting that the results of English ... Act, along with fraud , money-laundering and conspiracy offences. The Bribery Act carries a maximum sentence of ten years and large fines ......
  • Sponsorship And Gambling In England And Wales In 2007: New Opportunities Or New Pitfalls?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... the existing legislation governing gaming, betting and. participating in lotteries, all now coming under the definition. ... regulate further. THE STATUTORY OFFENCES. The seriousness of compliance, not only with the advertising. ......
  • Combating Cybercrime In Betting And Gaming - Creating A More Effective Anti-Money Laundering Strategy
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... Security Act 2001 (ATCSA 2001) and the Terrorism Act. 2006 (TA 2006)). The Terrorism Act establishes a. series of offences related to involvement in arrangements for. facilitating, raising or using funds for terrorism. purposes. . . . 4.2 A ......
  • Money Laundering And The Gambling Industry
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... to deposit large sums of money that were the proceeds of criminal offences. These payments led to gains for William Hill of around £1.2M. But the ... The betting was either an attempt to launder the money - to make it harder to identify ......
  • Supreme Court rules on test for dishonesty
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67 - In a landmark case, the UK Supreme Court has clarified the test for dishonesty under criminal law. This re-alignment of the criminal test for dishonesty i...
    ...... increasing the frequency of prosecutions for white collar crime offences against businesses and individuals. The house always wins – even at the ... It was common ground between the parties that the contract for betting between Mr Ivey and Genting contained an implied term that neither party ......
  • The Gambling Act to come into play...
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......We are all used to seeing adverts for UK sports betting companies, especially at the time of major sporting events; the Grand ... definition of advertising in the Act is deliberately broad; the offences are designed to catch anyone and anything that is involved at any stage in ......
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