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Scottish councils given a nudge over their licensing functions

The UK Gambling Commission has published an update to its advice note – The Role of Authorised Persons – Scotland – to communicate the regulator’s view on Authorised People to local councils and authorities north of the border. UKGC comments that authorised persons in Scotland – including police officers and officers of licensing authorities – have an important role to …

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Police swoop on betting racket before Assembly elections

Indian police have cracked down on a gambling racket that took bets on the outcome of elections, just as the people of Delhi were about to go to the polls to decide the make up of its governing Assembly. According to The Hindu news source, Noida Police swooped on Friday, arresting 17 people from Greater Noida’s Kulesara after a tip-off …

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Blanket self-exclusion trial launches in Chatham

The trial self exclusion scheme for betting shops in Medway in south east England has launched today, enabling customers to ban themselves from every betting shop operator in Chatham High Street for the first time. Under the ground breaking scheme, when a customer indicates they wish to self-exclude from a gambling shop, staff will be help them fill in a …

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Vegas betting ring busted

Eight people have been arrested after the FBI and the Nevada Gaming Control Board foiled an illegal sports betting operation within a popular Las Vegas hotel. Investigators believe the men, all of Asian origin, took wagers on World Cup games, after staff installed electronic, computer equipment and DSL lines in Caesars Palace, a luxury strip establishment. One of the defendants …

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MET Police Target ICE 2014

The Metropolitan Police Force will be taking a high profile presence at ICE Totally Gaming (4-6th February) as part of its ongoing commitment to disrupt Organised Criminal Networks (OCN’S) which target both land-based and remote gaming operators. Detective Constable Mat Wake of the Met’s Gaming Unit, who will be leading activities from stand N14-340 at ICE, believes the opportunity to …

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Slovak Football Rocked By Match Fixing Allegations

Slovak football has been rocked this weekend by allegations concerning four active and three former Slovakian professional football players regarding football match fixing and having ties with Asian-based match fixing groups. This past weekend saw the arrest of 16 people with ties in Slovak football in a  Slovak and Czech police joint task-force to stop corruption in regional sports. Slovak …

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