Changes loom on the horizon

David Clifton’s monthly Licensing Expert article for SBC News – entitled “Changes Loom on the Horizon” (that you can download below) – comments on the rush of regulatory developments affecting the UK licensed gambling industry in the first two weeks of this year alone, namely:

UPDATE: Referring to the forthcoming review of the Gambling Act 2005, Gambling Minister Helen Whately confirmed in the House of Commons on 16 January 2020 that “work is going on right now to identify the scope and timeframe of that review”. It has separately been reported that the review will be undertaken by an “independent group of experts”, consisting of representatives from “the regulator, medical profession, industry bodies and campaign groups”. We will report more news when we have it.