Interesting, and worrying, BBC Radio 4 documentary which, amongst other things, says that the licensing system for online gambling operators (and a extensive, but non-legal “sub-licences”) is of doubtful legality, and could have been designed to encourage political corruption.  It starts with one licensed company apparently trying to get an underage child making a You Tube promotion, and reveals that one of the jurisdiction’s politicians was assassinated after threatening to reveal gambling industry practices, and the first prime minister has been jailed for political corruption after laundering money from a major gambling operator alleged by the police in Italy to have mafia connections.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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