Betting & Gaming

21 Dec 2018

B2 gaming machines stake reduction

As previously reported, the stake reduction on B2 gaming machines from £100 to £2 will come into effect in April 2019The statutory instrument confirming this, The Gaming Machine (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocation) Regulations 2...

18 Dec 2018

Gambling Commission launches consultation on strategy to reduce Gambling Harms

The national responsible gambling strategy comes to an end in March 2019.  A new national strategy is to be developed by the Gambling Commission and they are inviting people and organizations to engage in its shaping and the arrangements to d...

16 Nov 2018

Battling Illegal Gaming on Premises – review your policies now

The Gambling Commission recently published data suggesting high levels of under-age people are playing gaming machines in pubs.It has declared its concern, that of the pubs sampled, only 10% intervened to stop children gambling on their premises...

15 Nov 2018

Gambling - B2 stake reduction brought forward to April 2019

In the recent Budget the Chancellor stated that the stake reduction on B2 gaming machines, which was announced by the Government in May 2018, from £100 to £2 would come into effect in October 2019.The delay in the implementation of t...

06 Nov 2018

Gambling - Mandatory and Default Conditions

The Gambling Commission have recently published a helpful table contrasting the mandatory and default regulation between Scotland and England & Wales, which are subject to similar but different requirements.Here is a link to the Commission&r...

24 Oct 2018

Gambling Licence conditions and codes of practice changes

The Gambling commission has announced changes to the Licence conditions and codes of practice which will come into force on 31st October.The changes mean gambling companies that break advertising rules or breach consumer law will face tougher ac...