On 27 April, the UK released a White Paper on gambling reform.  Plans include a mandatory levy on betting firms to pay for treatment of addiction, new player protection checks and stake limits for online slots; and the Gambling Commission get tougher powers and follows recent high-profile fines against gambling operators for failing to protect people at risk.  It is said that problem gambling affects an estimated 300,000 people and can lead to people losing life-changing sums of money.

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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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