The European Commission issued in November new infringement action against seven EU Member States regarding the compliance of their remote gambling legislation with EU law. This fresh action has been much demanded by many industry participants and commentators. David Clifton, Director at Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited, takes a look at the background to the EC’s […]
A commentary on the proposed changes to regulation and taxation of remote gambling in Great Britain
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Suzanne Davies comments on recent academic research findings relating to the effect of longer trading hours on alcohol-related violence
How to avoid your sales promotions, prize draws and prize competitions being classified as gambling activities requiring a licence. Update: for developments in the law relating to the status of Spot the Ball competitions, see our June 2016 website posting entitled “Spot the ball before it moves again” and David Clifton’s subsequent article for iGaming Business […]
On 11 December 2013, David Clifton attended the first Harm Minimisation Conference held in London by the Responsible Gambling Trust, the leading charity in the UK committed to minimising gambling-related harm
David Clifton addresses the dilemma facing pubs wanting to use foreign decoders to screen live football matches
On 28 November 2013, David Clifton & Suzanne Davies attended the 6th Responsible Gaming Day in Brussels: “The EU and Online Gambling – Where next?”, organised by the European Gaming & Betting Association
Suzanne Davies summarises yet further deregulation proposals for entertainment which takes place in alcohol-licensed premises
Following discussions with the industry, the Gambling Commission has extended the deadline for responding to the regulatory returns consultation for remote operators from 28 November 2013 to 3 January 2014.