We regularly write articles for industry and legal journals & magazines, including commentaries for Online Gambling Lawyer & iGaming Business, a monthly “Licensing Expert” piece for SBC News and a fortnightly page for Pub & Bar and, with their permission, are reproducing them on our website, together with our own news items and reports on topical issues affecting the leisure and gambling industries.

Gambling Tax Reform: new rules from 1 December 2014

We have been asked by a number of clients and contacts whether any guidance has been published on the new gambling tax regime (coming into force on 1 December 2014) that will affect the remote gambling industry and the UK land based betting industry. Guidance presently appearing on the gov.uk website can be downloaded here.

No delay to new remote gambling regime despite 2nd GBGA JR

The Gambling Commission has just posed and answered the following question on its FAQ blog: “Does the Judicial Review, related to the Finance Act, affect the introduction of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 on 1 November?” Its answer is: “As we understand it, the GBGA’s latest challenge relates to the legality of the […]