Smith and Monkcom: The Law of Gambling

Fourth Edition

Edited by: Jeremy Phillips, Gerald Gouriet QC, Stephen Monkcom

The fourth edition of The Law of Gambling provides a detailed and practical explanation of legislation covering casinos, betting shops, bingo halls, amusement arcades, pubs and clubs with gaming machines and lotteries in the UK. This important book provides a detailed and practical explanation of the legislation by detailing the purpose of the legislation, how to apply for operating licences, premises licences and personal licences, the conditions attached to licences and enforcement of the law as it relates to gambling. The fourth edition covers the new Gambling Commission's guidance, all updates to the Gaming Act 2005, and coverage of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014, which requires all operators that transact with, or advertise to, British consumers to obtain an operating licence from the Gambling Commission. Case law includes: R (on the application of Hemming (t/a Simply Pleasure Ltd) and others) v Westminster City Council; R v Goldstein and Rimmington "Spotting the Ball" Partnership v HMRC; HMRC v IFX Investment Company Limited; The English Bridge Union Limited v HMRC Greene King (tribunal case); and Newham Council v Paddy Power. [Subject: Public Law, Local Government Law, Licensing Litigation]

Publication Date: 4/6/2017
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781784512095