| Commentary

37 Betting and gaming

| Commentary

37 Betting and gaming

The regimes for the advertising of betting and gaming as at the time of writing are due to be superseded by new provisions under the Gambling Act 2005. Until these take effect1, the position remains as follows.

Subject to certain limited exceptions, the presence and availability of United Kingdom licensed betting offices may not be advertised other than in a material form2. It is also an offence to issue, circulate or distribute in the United Kingdom any advertisement relating to bets made with a bookmaker outside the United Kingdom3.

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