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At this point, the attitude of the Gambling Commission towards Compliance and Enforcement is hard to predict.
Current gambling operators enjoy ‘grandfathered’ rights to obtain premises licences under the new Act, effective September 1st 2007. Local Licensing Authorities are thus obliged to grant them – but...
Application fees are based on the category and type of operation.
Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet has said it intends to publish an advertisement for Maltese gambling company Expekt, despite a court ruling on Thursday authorizing stiff penalties if it goes ahead.
According to the UK Bingo Association, the very future of the industry could be under threat due to unjustly high levels of taxation and the smoking ban coming into effect in the UK and Wales later...
Having been informed last week of the extent of gambling addiction in their state, Californian Senators now plan to tackle the problem.
As part of its series of articles focusing on the practical implications of the UK Gambling Act 2005, Gamblingcompliance.com presents a guide to the main criminal offences either created by or...
The Gambling Commission proposes to reduce the licensing burden on the industry by allowing employees holding certificates of approval under the 1968 Act to continue in their current jobs without...
This paper will review the new law, regulations and guidance papers to analyse the responsibilities of operators and personnel in securing their facilities against under-age gamblers.
In the fourth in a series of articles focusing on the practical aspect of licensing under the Gambling Act 2005, Gamblingcompliance discusses the new requirements for independent dispute resolution.
Susanna Fitzgerald QC, a leading counsel specialising in UK licensing applications, has spoken out against the many new layers of regulation contained in the 2005 UK Gambling Act, noting that...
Scottish bingo operator petitions the Scottish parliament for tax breaks whilst Rank announces the closure of nine bingo halls in England before the implementation of the smoking ban in July.
Greentrack in Eutaw, Alabama is continuing to operate video bingo machines despite an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that video lottery machines are illegal.
Venezuela’s controversial President Hugo Chávez has hinted that he may make moves against casinos and bingos as part of his plans to install “21st century socialism” in Venezuela.

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