Unified across England, Wales and Scotland, regulation of the industry is strict with most businesses requiring an operating licence, personal licence and premises licence in order to trade legally.
To make matters more complicated, control over this regulation is divided between the Gambling Commission and the local authority in the area where premises are located.
That means you’ll need to satisfy the stringent demands of both these authorities in order to set up and operate any form of gambling business.
However, if that prospect sounds daunting don’t worry: as one of the largest specialist gaming solicitors in the UK, we can help you navigate this maze of regulation as simply and cost effectively as possible.
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