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Camelot to launch High Court appeal against UKGC’s National Lottery verdict

Camelot UK has confirmed that it will proceed to launch a High Court appeal against the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) decision to appoint bid competitor Allwyn UK as the preferred applicant for the fourth National Lottery licence. The High Court appeal was confirmed by Chief Executive Nigel Railton who seeks answers as to why Camelot’s bid was rejected as it …

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SIS may appeal High Court judgement on ARC data rights

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The High Court case around data rights between the two main horseracing broadcasters to the betting industry has come to an end, with  Sports Information Services (SIS) being found guilty of breaching the confidentiality of Arena Racing Company’s Raceday Data, but not on the more serious charges of conspiracy by unlawful means or copyright infringement of database rights. SIS said it may …

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GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral – The story so far

After securing a near majority approval of its shareholders to proceed with the proposed acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Plc, GVC Holdings has further receivgo-aheado ahead of its investor counterparts at the FTSE100 betting  group. The transaction is now set to be forwarded on to the United Kingdom’s High Court for final judgement (target date 23 March) It has, however, been …

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Ritz Casino wins £2m bounced cheque judgment

The billionaire gambler who bounced a cheque for £2m at London’s Ritz Casino has failed to defend himself successfully in court, despite claiming that the operator should not have served him in the first place as he had self-excluded himself from the casino. Safa Abdulla Al-Geabury wrote a cheque for £2m of roulette chips on February 19 2014, but when …

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Harris Hagan Bulletin: Judicial Review a ‘clear cut case’

Specialist gaming law firm Harris Hagan has issued a bulletin detailing the outcome of the GBGA’s Judicial Review challenge to the point of consumption licensing regime. Here John Hagan digests some of the judgment. Mr Justice Green handed down his eagerly awaited Judgment this morning in the judicial review proceedings brought by the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (“GBGA”). In …

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POC challenge rejected

The High Court challenge to the point of consumption licensing by the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has been rejected. The Gambling Commission commented: “We welcome the judgment.  Now we can get on with improving the protection for those gambling in Britain.” The laws are now due to come into force on 1 November and those who are currently …

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