The Ultimate Gambling Law Conference

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Global Betting & Gaming Consultants are staging a conference that will help operators, lawyers and industry specialists to position themselves so as to take full advantage of the changes in the new UK Gambling Act.

With so many amendments to the Gambling Bill prior to Prime Minister Blair announcing the election you could be forgiven for not being completely up to speed with the changes that have taken place.

This conference has been designed not only to ensure that your business in compliant but to make sure that you can take advantage of the business opportunities that the new law allows.

We have assembled the brightest people in the UK to advise you.

Social Responsibility and the governments view of pathological gambling has never been more important than today. Michael Smeaton a- Remote Gambling Specialist and former Gamcare executive will discuss the implications and provide solutions.

Then we have Tom Kelly CEO of the Association of British Bookmakers to discuss the changes relevant to Betting Shops.

Remote Gambling is currently booming with stocks reaching an all time high. Will it continue? Will operators want to site their servers in the UK as a result of the new Gambling Act?

Clive Hawkswood General Secretary of Association of Remote Gambling Operators, David Zefferman Partner at Olswangs, Nick Nocton Partner at Jeffrey Green Russell will provide the answers.

Has Gamblelli made any difference at all and will Europe create a unique gambling policy in the future? Ewout Keulers, Attorney ULYS Brussels will give a complete perspective.

The demand test for issuing licenses has been abolished but there are many other compliance issues, Susanna Fitzgerald QC and Hilary Stuart Jones Partner Berwin Leighton Paisner are the top legal brains in this area and are welcome contributors to this conference.

Andrew Tottenham is an independent consultant to the Casino Industry and he will give his view of only one regional casino and where UK gambling policy is likely to go from here.

Tom Kavanagh Chief Executive Gaming Board of Great Britain will discuss compliance and enforcement and Greg Chalmers from Gaming Bill Team at DCMS will tell us what the government is hoping to achieve.

Finally which companies are likely to be the winners and losers? Who better to tell us than the UK top gambling analyst Andrew Lee from Dresder Kleinwort Wasserstein.

The Conference Venue is the exclusive Cafe Royal, Regent Street, London.

22nd June 2005, starting at 9-00am.

Tickets are available at £525 per person on 0121 500 5564 or teresa.gbgc@btconnect.com

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