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Warwick Bartlett on tax – The Only Way is Up

 Warwick Bartlett, CEO of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, discusses how government’s approach taxation means that rates are more likely to go up than down. The most pleasing sight at ICE 2015 was to see some of the younger companies which two years ago took the smallest booths are now spending upward of £250,000 on impressive stands.  Such companies have …

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Labour wants to extend UK betting levy for grass root sports

Britain’s Labour Party announced it was considering imposing new tax levies on online betting and Premier League TV incomes, in order to support grass root sports in the UK.  The Party issued a public mandate on Thursday, outlining measures and policy ideas to raise capital for UK sports. The Labour Party, leading in national opinion polls before next May’s national …

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Government to announce new betting restrictions

The UK government is expected to introduce new mandatory measures for bookmakers today as it looks to stave off pressure from Labour on the gambling industry. Among the changes will be a tightening up on advertising, a shift in the planning laws to put betting shops in their own category and the enshrinement of the recent ABB machine code into …

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UK Government Set to Review Gambling Advertising

The Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) may have just launched the Responsible Gambling and Player Protection, however it appears that UK ministers are prepared to further add restrictions to UK gambling regulators. Sources close to UK Media and Culture Secretary – Maria Miller are said to have reported that UK coalition government is prepared to implement radical reforms and restrictions …

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