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Online Gambling

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 10 October 2006

12. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many online gambling companies have been prosecuted since 1997 for violating the Gaming Act 1968 in advertising their services. (92577)

Since 1997 there have been no prosecutions for violating the advertising provisions of the 1968 Gaming Act.

The joint DCMS/Gambling Commission guidance on remote gambling advertising has led to a dramatic reduction in offensive adverts.