Gambling in UK Law
Charnock v Liverpool Corporation
I have no doubt at all, on the facts of the present case, that the learned judge's finding that there were in fact two contracts is unassailable. In my view there was a clear contract to be inferred from the facts between the garage proprietor and the car owner that in consideration of the car owner leaving his car with the garage for repair the garage would carry out the repairs with reasonable expedition and care, and that they would be paid by the insurance company.
- The Gambling Review Report: Redefining the Social and Economic Regulation of Commercial Gambling
Internet gambling, credit cards and money laundering
Contrasts the approaches to offshore Internet gambling taken by the UK and the USA: the Budd Committee recommended that it be permissible under license in the former, but it is arguably illegal for...
Should gambling be a predicate for money laundering?
Defines predicate‐based offences as derivative offences, ie offences like money laundering that depend on the existence of others. Examines gambling as a rational choice social activity, estimates ...
Online gambling and money laundering: “views from the inside”
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the “relationship” between the regulated online gambling sector in Great Britain and potential for money laundering. Design/methodology/approach: D...
UK Begins Review of National Gambling Legislation
The UK government has started its review of national gambling legislation, likely to result in the introduction of a new Gambling Act. New measures could include tighter restrictions on gambling sp...
Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Bill - What next?
With the Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Bill (‘Bill’) awaiting Royal Assent, what’s next for remote gambling operators targeting the UK market? The final amendments w...
The Gambling Commission's ban on credit cards
In March 2018, the Gambling Commission (the GC) published its "Review of online gambling" (the Review). The Review noted that gambling with borrowed money, including with a credit card, w...
Gambling Companies Hit a Triple Bogey
Gambling companies Hillside (UK Sports) LP t/a Bet365 (“Bet365“), Coral Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd (“Coral“) and Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd (“Totesport”) were recently challenged by the UK advertising...