Sport: Gambling

House of Lords written question – answered on 12th November 2010.

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Photo of Lord Pendry Lord Pendry Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce a national licensing system for sports betting operators based offshore.

Photo of Baroness Garden of Frognal Baroness Garden of Frognal Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport), Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

A consultation on the regulatory future of remote gambling in Great Britain closed on 18 June 2010. Since then, Ministers at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport have been examining the issues and identifying possible solutions. They hope to be able to make an announcement in due course.

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