Clause 6 - Gaming and Game of chance

Part of Gambling Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:00 am on 11th November 2004.

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Photo of Richard Caborn Richard Caborn Minister of State (Sport and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport 10:00 am, 11th November 2004

I hear what the hon. Gentleman says, although I may disagree with him.

It is the job of the Bill not to give a statutory definition of sport, but to define ''gaming''. The hon. Gentleman knows that the definition of sport has been given many times from the Dispatch Box when we have been challenged in respect of chess and many others—