Gambling

All bets are off: Commercial betting in pubs is illegal

Betting in pubs: Try not to gamble your licence away

This is a great year for sport. The Euro 2012 football tournament has begun, Australia and South Africa are coming to test our cricketers (the West Indies are already here), and of course, the crowning glory is the Olympic Games.

Gambling law: Licensing officers face difficulties, says Coulson

The thicket that is gambling law

By Peter Coulson

Some of you may not agree, but I have a great deal of sympathy for local authority licensing officers. With their councils strapped for cash and looking to cut services, they still have to cope with a multitude of licensing problems, not just to do with...

Major shareholders at M&B revealed

Major shareholders at M&B revealed

By Gemma McKenna

A further three racing magnates have been revealed as major shareholders in Mitchells & Butlers. Together Michael Tabor, Dermot Desmond and...

Game for a profit

Game for a profit

Offering poker in pubs has really caught on. Graham Ridout leads off a four-page special on entertainment with a look at how to make poker a success...

Licensing@aol.com

Licensing@aol.com

What betting is legal? Q Can you tell me what sort of betting transactions are actually illegal on licensed premises? For example, is it OK for a man...

New gambling laws come in tomorrow

New gambling laws come in tomorrow

The trade is preparing for the new gambling legislation which will come into effect tomorrow. There are fears some licensees will be caught out...