Tag Archives: Labour Party
- Labour Party seeks mandatory levy on betting operators to fund problem gambling treatment
September 26, 2017
The UK Labour Party is considering a plan that would compel gambling operators to fund National Health Service treatment for gambling addicts. Labour is set to begin its annual conference in Brighton on Tuesday, and deputy party leader Tom Watson’s office released excerpts of a speech he intends to deliver,...
- UK Labour party pledges to end football gambling sponsorships
September 6, 2017
The UK Labour Party would ban betting companies from inking football shirt sponsorship deals if the party forms the next government, according to its deputy leader. On Tuesday, Tom Watson, Labour’s shadow minister for digital, culture, media and sport, announced that it was time to “recognize the harm problem gambling...
- UK bookies push back against Labour’s anti-FOBT manifesto
May 11, 2017
The UK bookmakers industry association is aggressively pushing back against the Labour Party election manifesto’s position on reducing fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT) betting stakes. A draft of Labour’s 2017 general election manifesto was leaked late Wednesday, revealing the party’s shift further to the political left. In addition to calls for...
- UK Labour party seeks to extend horse betting levy to all sports bets
July 24, 2014
Key figures in the UK Labour party have announced plans to impose a new sports betting levy on gambling operators. Shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman (pictured right) and shadow sports minister Clive Efford (pictured left) have released a “sport for all” document laying out their plan to raise millions of...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017