Legal View: How Covid-19 has impacted land-based and online operators

Richard Williams, partner at Keystone Law assesses the damage to the gambling industry caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the waiting game that operators must now play

It has been six weeks since I first reviewed the potential impact of Covid-19 on remote and land-based gambling operators.  On 20 March 2020, all casinos, betting shops and bingo halls in the UK were closed, alongside other leisure premises and non-essential shops.  Gambling at 152 casinos, 651 bingo halls and 8,320 betting shops in the…

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