Author: Francesca Leyland

RP Blog: regulatory risk – shifting (quick) sands Regulatory risk is an ever-present issue in gambling, but it is also constantly evolving. Most perceptions of regulatory risk are over-simplified, in our view, and are becoming more challenged by an increasingly painful reality. In this blog we...

UK: LBOs – is it terminal or can SSBTs be the answer? We have written extensively on the potentially existential risk posed to ‘traditional’ (read all) LBOs by the DCMS Review, especially within the context of profit disruption and the need for a much more developed...

“Some things in life are bad, they can really make you mad; others just make you want to swear and curse…. There are some pretty good reasons to take a glass half full view of betting and gaming in Great Britain these days – high profile...

The Horseracing Bettors Forum, an independent body set up with the BHA to highlight issues relating to betting customers, has released a 10-point “Betting Charter”. The key points include: The need for “advanced protection of punters’ funds” The need to “deal appropriately with problem gambling” ...