Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill

Synopsis: This paper has been prepared to inform consideration of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill. The Bill represents the first stage of a two phased approach to gambling reform in Northern Ireland. This paper looks at gambling regulation and gambling prevalence in Northern Ireland; provides an overview of the clauses of the Bill and identifies some issues that may merit further consideration; provides some contextual information on gambling regulation in GB and RoI; and explores other gambling-related issues that are not within the remit of the Bill (as introduced).

Date: 19 October 2021

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