Gaming and Gambling Licences in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • R William Hill Organisation Ltd and Another v The Horserace Betting Levy Board & Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 03 Mayo 2013
    ... ... within the meaning of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963 (the 1963 Act) then the ... with effect from 1 September 2007 by the Gambling Act 2005 but ss. 24–27, governing the levy, and ... These operating licences may be reviewed if a licence holder fails to pay ... ...
  • Eu Lotto Ltd v Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 15 Noviembre 2018
    ... ... Defendant and (1) The Gambling Commission (2) Camelot UK Lotteries ... it has not yet applied for any betting licences in the UK and its position is too remote from any ... three basic forms: lotteries, betting, and gaming. Lotteries entail entering into a draw for the ... ...
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Administrative problems of the provincial sales tax on beer in Papua New Guinea
    • No. 1-1, January 1981
    • Public Administration and Development
    With the establishment of provincial government in Papua New Guinea, the Organic Law has conferred on the provincial governments the authority to raise revenue using local revenue bases including r...
    ... ... a fee is charged (c) fees for traders licences (d) fees for licences to sell intoxicating r (e) fees for gambling, lottery and gaming licences (f) taxes on land ... ...
  • Criminological measures to counteract corruption offences in the field of illegal gambling
    • No. 30-1, January 2023
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 0000
    Purpose: Despite all the anti-corruption measures and anti-corruption initiatives, people offer or accept bribes without any hesitation. As anywhere in the world, the negative consequences of corru...
    ... ... , video gameterminals, sports betting, online games and other gaming services legally permitted in therelevant jurisdiction.Gambling, as a ... to the gaming business;an obstacle in obtaining special permits, licences to engage in gambling business (the so-called “state racket”or trade ... ...
  • Winsome, Lose Some: Beating the Gaming Machine
    • No. 35-3, September 1988
    • Probation Journal
    Machine gambling is frequently lost sight of amongst the more obvious difficulties experienced by Youth Custody trainees. Prison and probation staff at Glen Parva have worked together to address th...
    ... ... Machine gambling is frequently lost sight of amongst the ... licences are ... by the sheer numbers of machines and their ... ...
  • Gambling and adult safeguarding: connections and evidence
    • No. 19-6, December 2017
    • The Journal of Adult Protection
    • 333-344
    Purpose: Opportunities to gamble have boomed in the UK in recent years, since the passing of the Gambling Act 2005. The implications of this for adults with care and support needs and for safeguard...
    ... ... slot machine style games/instant wins (1.7 per cent), virtual gaming machines in abookmakers (1.5 per cent), dog races (1.1 per cent), other ... overseeing gambling opportunities in their role asapprovers of licences, but they are also responsible for adult safeguarding with partners, ... ...
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Game over for loot boxes?
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The findings of the UK's Immersive and Addictive Technologies Inquiry may significantly impact the economics of video game companies. Executive summary - On 12 September 2019, the UK governme...
    ... ... boxes, which may lead to a requirement for gaming companies to hold gambling licences. The ... ...
  • Deloitte Monday Briefing: Who Are Europe’s Hardest Workers?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... of recording offences began in 2002/03 * Gaming revenues from the six companies with casino ces in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau reached $38bn in 2012, making ... ...
  • 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 ... that they have all the necessary licences in place from the ... Commission before conducting their operations, ... ...
  • Need To Know - 12th April 2021
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... licences ... Betting & Gaming ... Commission: ... impact of COVID-19 on gambling behaviour in January and February ... Data ... ...
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