Tag Archives: uk gambling bill
- The New UK Gambling Bill Moves to Royal Assent
March 20, 2014
The new UK Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill has passed through the House of Lords with a last minute change involving the horse racing industry and now moves to the final stage of Royal Assent. How long does it take a piece of gambling legislation to move from idea to...
- Bodugi’s UK license suspended, UK warn operators not to miss World Cup
February 21, 2014
The UK Gambling Commission has suspended the gambling license of real-money social sports betting operator Bodugi Limited. The Commission published a notice on Friday saying the suspension was “a precautionary measure” after customers complained about an inability to withdraw funds from the site, coupled with Bodugi’s “lack of response to...
- UK Gambling Bill: Lords Reject 20 Amendments During Committee Stage
January 16, 2014
The UK Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill 2013-2014 has passed safely through the House of Lords Committee Stage without a single amendment being approved by those holding the gavel. If you wanted to teach a Martian the meaning behind the saying, “making a mountain out of a molehill” then just...
- The UK Parliament Dismisses Online Gambling Addiction Measure
November 29, 2013
After reading Steven Stradbrooke’s nutshell version of the third reading of the UK Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Bill in the House of Commons on Wednesday of this week, I felt compelled to report on a moment of hilarity that sent forth a mouthful of sparkling water and spit when I...
- UK Gambling Bill passes Third Reading despite Philip Davies’ taunts
November 27, 2013
The UK Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Bill successfully passed its Third Reading in the House of Commons on Tuesday and now heads to the House of Lords for further debate and desk-thumping. The legislation, which is expected to take effect May 1, 2014, would require all UK-facing online gambling firms...
- UK Gambling Bill – Part 2: The Song Remains The Same
November 25, 2013
"New protections, not new casinos", was how Tessa Jowell summed up the government announcement in 2003 to undertake the most radical shake up of gambling legislation in the history of the UK in 2003 due to primarily the rise of unregulated internet gambling. This in spite of the fact, that...
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