Tag Archives: 2005 Gambling Act
- 3-Barrels: The Hachem’s Limo Stolen; PartyPoker Big Bluff; Super High Roller Bowl on CBS Sports Network
May 13, 2016
3-Barrels of pure value including Tony and Joe Hachem stranded after an opportunist thief steals their stretch limo en route to a charity poker game; partypoker want to prove that anyone can play poker in The Big Bluff Challenge, and CBS Sports Network will air 30-hours of live Super High...
- Paddy Power wins bet shop court fight with Newham Council
June 18, 2013
To the surprise of some UK residents, the sun rose in the east as usual on Tuesday morning, contradicting the apocalyptic claims that accompanied Monday’s court ruling preventing Newham Council from blocking the installation of a new Paddy Power betting shop. The Council made headlines in February by rejecting the...
- Is the Future of the UK FOBTs At Stake in the Newham Council v Paddy Power Debate?
June 14, 2013
The former Treasury minister and Labour MP for East Ham, Stephen Timms, has taken to the stands at Thames magistrate court to give evidence in the case between Paddy Power and Newham Council; and it’s not good news for the Irish funsters. “The proliferation of these shops and these very...
- UK planning rules revamp won’t allow bookies to set up shop inside pubs
June 2, 2013
Despite what you may have heard, recent changes to UK zoning laws won’t allow bookmakers to set up shop in a corner of your local pub. Last week, the UK government lifted restrictions regarding change of use permits for empty premises on the nation’s high streets. The planning rules revamp...
- International Private Members Club loses license as Aspers Casino opens
December 1, 2011
London’s International Private Members Club has had its gaming permit revoked by Hackney Council for allegedly allowing too much poker (a contradiction in terms, surely) to go on under its roof. The joint applied for its license three years ago, claiming that its 11,000-members enjoyed such gentlemanly diversions as chess,...
3 Barrels – 888Poker Italy move; Aspers action clock; São Paolo result
September 13, 2017
Damian Aspinall Not Prepared to Gamble With The Future of the Wildcat
September 23, 2013