Sports betting

High Court finds in favour of Betfair over Levy

Judicial review, instigated by William Hill last year, finds in favour of exchange operator in dispute over its liability for Levy payments.

Betfair has welcomed a High Court ruling that exchange betting operators are not liable for Horse Racing Levy payments. The findings, following a judicial review instigated by William Hill last year, are described by Betfair's head of legal and regulatory affairs Martin Cruddace as having "Vindicated the position of Betfair". "It is now neither sustainable…

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