Smith and Monkcom: 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 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
This is a multi contributor work with two leading gambling barristers, Gerald Gouriet QC and Jeremy Phillips from Francis Taylor Building, acting as General Editors and Stephen Monkcom, previously General Editor, as Consultant Editor. Gerald Gouriet QC and Jeremy Philips are authors on Patersons Licensing Acts, the major work on licensing law. The contributors are all high level practitioners, lending their expertise to specialist chapters to ensure full coverage of this broad area of law.
Introduction The pre-Gambling Act framework Chapter 1 Introduction to the Gambling Act 2005 Chapter 2 Some fundamental terminology Chapter 3 The Gambling Commission Chapter 4 General offences Chapter 5 Offences relating to children and young persons Chapter 6 Operating licences Chapter 7 Personal licences Chapter 8 Appeals Chapter 9 The licensing authority: constitution and procedure Chapter 10 Premises licences Chapter 11 The temporary use of premises Chapter 12 Clubs, pubs and fairs Chapter 13 Betting Chapter 14 Gaming Chapter 15 Lotteries Chapter 16 The National Lottery Chapter 17 Remote gambling Chapter 18 Advertising Chapter 19 Gambling and tax Chapter 20 Contractual aspects of gambling Chapter 21 Gambling syndicates Chapter 22 Prize gaming Chapter 23 Private and non-commercial gaming and betting Chapter 24 Licensing Boards and some Scottish aspects of gambling Chapter 25 Gaming machines Chapter 26 Enforcement of the regulatory system of the Gambling Act 2005 Chapter 27 Money laundering Chapter 28 Gambling and planning