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Dec 11, 2017

Ladbrokes looming regulation in UK a stark contrast to Australian Labor

Ever heard of a takeover bid where the amount of cash paid to shareholders is contingent on an upcoming regulatory decision? That’s what British gambling giants GVC and Lad

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

Ever heard of a takeover bid where the amount of cash paid to shareholders is contingent on an upcoming regulatory decision?

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3 thoughts on “Ladbrokes looming regulation in UK a stark contrast to Australian Labor

  1. Zeke

    Shouldn’t we just call gambling a tax on stupidity? Even so, we shouldn’t be encouraging it or allowing them time to advertise their poison on TV/media.

  2. gerald butler

    I saw a film of the cops throwing poker machines into the Mississippi River. In Australia I have a 10kg sledge hammer and would gladly help if the extortion monsters were banned.

  3. AR

    No matter how illegal one makes gambling, some people will bet on drips on a window pane.
    The best/least worst response is to tax the bejasus out it.