At 6.59pm this evening, the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill received Royal Assent. We provide a summary of the consequences of this, including the forthcoming transitional application process.
The Gambling Commission has today published its updated consolidated Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice to incorporate all of the amendments which it announced in its three recent LCCP Responses documents, as reported separately by us.
David Clifton warns about the perils of facilitating betting in pubs and bars
On 8 May 2014 David Clifton (pictured above) opened the SBC Events’ Betting on Football Conference, speaking on the subject of “Laws of the Game: how will the new licensing laws affect sponsorship?”. You can access his speech here and read about it at www.sbcnews.co.uk/sportsbook/2014/05/08/bof-blog-david-clifton-how-will-the-new-licensing-laws-effect-sponsorship He also moderated the “Italian Job – Opportunities for bookmakers […]
The guest of honour at the Westminster eForum seminar at which David Clifton is speaking on 20 May is Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, European Gaming and Betting Association. It is taking place at the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace London SW1. Read Westminster eForum’s preview here.
As mentioned in today’s iGaming Business, just a reminder that David Clifton is the opening speaker at the Betting on Football conference to be held at Stamford Bridge this Thursday 8 May. Registration information is in the attached article.
On 30 April 2014, the Gambling Commission published Parts 2 and 3 of its series of changes to the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice.
Local authorities are to be given more power to control the number of betting shops opening in their area in a package of new “gambling protections and controls” announced today.
On 29 March 2014, the Advertising Standards Authority announced that it is reviewing its enforcement of the gambling advertising rules and that the Committee of Advertising Practice is reviewing the latest evidence underpinning the gambling rules.
Suzanne Davies provides best practice details as recommended by the Information Commissioner’s Office in relation to the use of ID Scanners.