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Gambling: Ashford Borough Council

Gambling

The Gambling Act 2005 covers all commercial gambling in England and Wales and includes the regulation of gambling.

Three licensing objectives underpin the legislation:

  • Preventing gambling from being a source of crime and disorder, being associated with crime or disorder, or being used to support crime
  • Ensuring that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way
  • Protecting children and other vulnerable people from being harmed or exploited by gambling

 

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