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Northern Ireland betting overhaul enters first Assembly stage

The planned overhaul of Northern Irish betting and gaming regulations took another step yesterday, as the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill entered the Northern Ireland Assembly. Having successfully passed the first stage, the first phase of the regulatory adjustment focuses on land-based operations. If fully passed through the Stormont, the Bill will enact the most significant changes to …

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Northern Ireland moves to radically overhaul legacy gambling laws 

Northern Ireland has warned all gambling businesses and hospitality establishments to prepare for statutory changes to be imposed on the nation’s gambling laws.  Yesterday, the NI Executive disclosed that communities minister Deirdre Hargey has been appointed to spearhead the biggest overhaul of the province’s gambling laws in over 35-years. Hargey announced that she would move to implement a ‘two-phased‘ approach …

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