Tag Archives: UK government
- Government will consult online gaming industry to set tax rate
July 24, 2012
Gambling laws in the United Kingdom have been dubbed “outdated” and “ill-equipped” to deal with change and it recommends that the new tax on remote gambling be discussed with the industry. Those were among the findings of a Commons Committee set up to look at the Gambling Act 2005 that...
- Broadband rollout delayed
July 19, 2010
United Kingdom’s coalition government between the Tories and Lib Dems are looking to make more cuts than I’ve had hot dinners, but the latest announcement could have ramifications for the online gambling industry. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has stated that a lack of funding will prevent the whole of the...
- Nick Clegg’s UK law shake-up should be followed by all
May 20, 2010
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has taken a lot of stick for selling out to the Tories - but how else was the guy supposed to get any of his Party’s measures through? Now, the UK's Deputy Prime Minister has launched "the biggest shake-up of [the UK's] democracy" in 178...
- Tote to offer pool betting on sports: so what?
March 24, 2010
The Tote may soon be able to offer pool betting on all sports, as well as novelty markets, if the UK government goes ahead with plans to scrap existing legislation which restricts the Tote to pool bets on horseracing. But if Gordon Brown and Co think that this will result...