Is it time for the law to rein in sports gambling advertising?

Gambling Ad
Thursday, 30 May 2013 By Kevin Carpenter

As part of full and frank disclosure I should say at the outset of this blog that I gamble on sports (not well I hasten to add) and like doing so. Part of the reason for this being that I live in Great Britain (comprising England, Wales and Scotland), a jurisdiction I often laud for having one of the most liberal yet well regulated sports gambling sectors in the world. This reputation has been greatly enhanced since the Gambling Act 2005 came into force on 1 September 2007.

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Kevin Carpenter

Kevin Carpenter

Kevin is a advisor and member of the editorial board for LawInSport, having previously acted as editor. In his day-to-day work he has two roles: as the Principal for his own consultancy business Captivate Legal & Sports Solutions, and Special Counsel for Sports Integrity at leading global sports technology and data company Genius Sports.

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  • unameitdamnit

    • 03 June 2013 at 18:46
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    I feel also it should go by the wayside and be treated like tobacco.Like that it's legal and regulated.Here in USA we are criminals for.


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