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UK Gambling Reform Bill Awaits Royal Ascension

A bill that would reform the United Kingdom's online gambling laws has passed through both the Houses of Commons and Lords, and is now awaiting Royal Assent.

The bill has gone through multiple levels of debate and voting, and will likely be passed into law next month. The bill would change the legal standing of where the point of consumption is for online betting, and will require offshore operators to pay a tax within the UK.

Even with the Assent, the bill may still be delayed, as some offshore jurisdictions may pose legal challenges.

Those interested in checking the progress of the bill may do so by visiting the link at: http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2013-14/gamblinglicensingandadvertis...