Tag Archives: Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill

NI Communities Minister calls for Mandatory Code of Practice on gambling venues 

Northern Ireland Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has urged Stormont Assembly ministers to support amendments introduced to the “1985 – Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill”.  Hargey has been charged with leading the overhaul of Northern Ireland’s gambling laws, which have remained unchanged for the past 35-years. This September, Northern Ireland’s assembly approved Hargey’s ‘first phase amendments’ required to update …

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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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