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Are all bets off? An update on sports gambling legal developments in the UK

The Government’s review of the UK’s gambling legal framework is reportedly opening imminently and will come in the wake of a series of recommendations to increase regulatory scrutiny of the sports betting industry. In this article, Benja Arnott, a solicitor in Linklaters LLP’s Dispute Resolution Practice, takes a look at the latest legal developments and considers the effect on sport’s stakeholders of potential mitigating measures, such as a ban on gambling advertising.

The Premier League’s Handball Rule

The Premier League season’s first major controversy… In this article we look at the changes to the accidental handball rule implemented by IFAB and why its revised interpretation is wreaking havoc in penalty areas and sending Carragher, Neville et al. into meltdown.