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Smith and Monkcom: The Law of Gambling 4th ed

Edited by: Gerald Gouriet, Jeremy Phillips, Stephen Monkcom

ISBN13: 9781784512095
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781845923297
Published: February 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £280.00

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The Law of Gambling, Fourth Edition provides a detailed and practical explanation of legislation covering casinos, betting shops, bingo halls, amusement arcades, pubs and clubs with gaming machines and lotteries.

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 following legislation:-

  • The new Gambling Commission's guidance
  • All updates to the Gaming Act 2005
  • 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)
  • Newham Council v Paddy Power

Local Government Law, Licensing Law
Introduction to Pre-Gambling Framework
Introduction to the Gambling Act 2005
Fundamental terminology
The Gambling Commission
General offences
Offences relating to children and young persons
Operating licences
Personal licences
The licensing authority, constitution and procedure
Premises licences
Temporary use of premises
Clubs, pubs and fairs
Gaming – Casino
Gaming – Bingo
The National Lottery
Remote gambling
Duty and VAT
Contractual aspects of gambling
Gambling syndicates
Prize gaming
Private and non-commercial gaming and betting
Licensing Boards and Scottish aspects of gaming
Gaming machines
Enforcement of the regulatory system of the Gambling Act 2005
Money laundering
Gambling and planning Europe