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UK watchdog investigating a second candidate over election betting, reports say

UK watchdog investigating a second candidate over election betting, reports say

LONDON — A senior Conservative Party lawmaker said Thursday it would be “reprehensible” for someone to use inside information to bet on the date of Britain’s national election amid growing allegations that politicians or people close to them used their positions to profit on the vote. Asked Thursday about reports that the U.K.’s Gambling Commission...

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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s bodyguard arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s bodyguard arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

LONDON — One of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s police bodyguards has been arrested over alleged bets on the date of Britain’s national election made before it was announced, authorities said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police force said that a constable in the Royalty and Specialist Protection Command was arrested Monday on suspicion of misconduct in public office. The arrest came...

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British PM Rishi Sunak’s protection officer arrested over alleged bets

British PM Rishi Sunak’s protection officer arrested over alleged bets

By Chris Mason, BBC political editor UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. Photo: AFP / Molly Darlington A police officer working as part of UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s close protection team has been arrested over alleged bets about the timing of the general election, the BBC has learned. The officer was initially suspended by the...

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Sunak protection cop arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

Sunak protection cop arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

The Met said it had “immediately” referred the matter to its own standards bureau, and that the officer “was also removed from operational duties.” The Independent Office for Police Conduct has also been informed. The officer was, the police force said in its statement, arrested Monday “on suspicion of misconduct in public office. He was...

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England vs. Serbia prediction, odds, betting tips and best bets for Euro 2024 group C match | Sporting News United Kingdom

England vs. Serbia prediction, odds, betting tips and best bets for Euro 2024 group C match | Sporting News United Kingdom

Euro 2024 favourites England get their tournament officially under way as they open their Group C slate with a match against 33rd-ranked Serbia on Sunday in Gelsenkirchen. The Three Lions have never won a European Championship, but are considered the most likely side to emerge victorious in this summer’s edition given the sheer star power along...

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UK: Conservative Election Manifesto Lacks Gambling References

UK: Conservative Election Manifesto Lacks Gambling References

Five years ago, in 2019, the UK’s Conservative Party released a manifesto, outlining a number of proposed changes. Those efforts played a key role in the launch of the gambling reform in the country which involved a review of the Gambling Act. Several years after the launch of the review, the Gambling Act White Paper...

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UK gambling charity GambleAware calls for stronger warnings on betting ads ahead of Euro 2024 | Yogonet International

UK gambling charity GambleAware calls for stronger warnings on betting ads ahead of Euro 2024 | Yogonet International

GambleAware has urged for the implementation of smoking-style health warnings in advertisements for bookmakers and online casinos. The UK gambling charity’s call comes in light of concerns that an increase in betting ads during the upcoming Euro 2024 football tournament could hinder efforts by individuals attempting to reduce or quit gambling. The charity criticized the...

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5 Best Non-Gamstop Casinos UK: Free Spins & No Deposit Bonus 2024 | CoinCodex

5 Best Non-Gamstop Casinos UK: Free Spins & No Deposit Bonus 2024 | CoinCodex

Gamstop (“GAMSTOP”) is a scheme launched in 2019 by the Remote Gambling Association. Its formation followed the request by the UK Gambling Commission and DCMs to design and introduce a National Self-Exclusion Scheme. Nevertheless, following the stricter Gamstop guidelines, some casinos are opting out of the scheme, which introduces significant restrictions and limitations for residents...

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