Woolf v Freeman

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtKing's Bench Division
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6 cases
  • C.H.T. Ltd v Ward
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 7 November 1963
    ...were seeking in the action to recover these losses from her. This claim, he held, following a decision of Mr, Justice Macnaghten in Woolf v. Freeman (1937 1 All England Reports page 178), was, by reason of the Gaming Act, 1892, not maintainable. 11 The Act of 1892 provides as follows. Secti......
  • Khodari v Tamimi
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 8 October 2009
    ...and poker, unlike, say, roulette, players bet against each other rather than against the establishment at which the games are played. In Woolf v. Freeman [1937] 1 All ER 178 the proprietor of a bridge and poker club claimed reimbursement from a member who had insufficient chips with which t......
  • Star City Pty Ltd (fka Sydney Harbour Casino Pty Ltd) v Tan Hong Woon
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 25 February 2002
    ...183; [1999] 3 SLR 412 (folld) Sun Cruises Ltd v Overseas Union Bank Ltd [1999] 2 SLR (R) 611; [1999] 3 SLR 404 (refd) Woolf v Freeman [1937] 1 All ER 178 (refd) Civil Law Act (Cap 43, 1999 Rev Ed) s 5 (2) (consd);ss 5, 5 (1), 5 (6) Interpretation Act (Cap 1, 1999 Rev Ed) s9A Bills of Exchan......
  • Star Cruise Services Ltd v Overseas Union Bank Ltd
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 30 April 1999
    ...10 Bligh NS 627; 6 ER 231 (refd) William Hill (Park Lane) Ltd v Rose [1948] 2 All ER 1107; (1948) 65 TLR 34 (refd) Woolf v Freeman [1937] 1 All ER 178 (refd) Bills of Exchange Act (Cap 23,1999 Rev Ed)ss 3 (1), 5 (2),8 (1),30 (1) Civil Law Act (Cap 43,1994 Rev Ed)s 6 (consd) Common Gaming Ho......
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