Crime, Addiction and the Regulation of Gambling by Toine Spapens, Alan Littler, Cyrille Fijnaut

By Toine Spapens, Alan Littler, Cyrille Fijnaut

This can be the 3rd e-book to be produced by means of individuals of the playing study workforce - linked to Tilburg University's school of legislations bearing on concerns heavily attached with the talk at the playing regulations that the ecu Union and its Member States are pursuing. the 1st publication - Alan Littler and Cyrille Fijnaut (eds), "The rules of playing: ecu and nationwide views" (Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2007) - often considers the criminal features of playing law, at either eu Union and Member kingdom point. the second one ebook - Tom Coryn, Cyrille Fijnaut and Alan Littler (eds), "Economic features of playing rules: european and US views" (Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008) - seems to be at examine carried out within the usa and the eu Union into the prices and merits eager about the law of gambling.The contributions to this 3rd publication flip the highlight on social difficulties: crime and habit, either one of which play an important half within the institutional debate within the ecu Union bearing on even if playing could be handled as a provider that - like different providers - can be topic to the legislation universally appropriate to the interior marketplace. This quantity is essentially dedicated to the learn that has been performed in numerous Member States into the issues of gambling-related crime and habit. It additionally examines advancements at ecu point: what coverage is the eu fee at present pursuing and what stance does the eu courtroom of Justice take nowadays. Crime and habit difficulties that may come up within the context of on-line playing and at attainable methods of protecting them lower than keep watch over also are tested.

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By Toine Spapens, Alan Littler, Cyrille Fijnaut

This can be the 3rd e-book to be produced by means of individuals of the playing study workforce - linked to Tilburg University's school of legislations bearing on concerns heavily attached with the talk at the playing regulations that the ecu Union and its Member States are pursuing. the 1st publication - Alan Littler and Cyrille Fijnaut (eds), "The rules of playing: ecu and nationwide views" (Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2007) - often considers the criminal features of playing law, at either eu Union and Member kingdom point. the second one ebook - Tom Coryn, Cyrille Fijnaut and Alan Littler (eds), "Economic features of playing rules: european and US views" (Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008) - seems to be at examine carried out within the usa and the eu Union into the prices and merits eager about the law of gambling.The contributions to this 3rd publication flip the highlight on social difficulties: crime and habit, either one of which play an important half within the institutional debate within the ecu Union bearing on even if playing could be handled as a provider that - like different providers - can be topic to the legislation universally appropriate to the interior marketplace. This quantity is essentially dedicated to the learn that has been performed in numerous Member States into the issues of gambling-related crime and habit. It additionally examines advancements at ecu point: what coverage is the eu fee at present pursuing and what stance does the eu courtroom of Justice take nowadays. Crime and habit difficulties that may come up within the context of on-line playing and at attainable methods of protecting them lower than keep watch over also are tested.

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This did not have the effect of lessening people’s 4 B. Polders, ‘Gambling in Europe: Unity in Diversity’, in: W. Eadington and J. Cornelius (eds), Gambling: Public Policies and the Social Sciences (Reno, University of Nevada, 1997), pp. 64–100, p. 73. 5 G. Schotel, Het maatschappelijk leven onzer vaderen in de zeventiende eeuw (Amsterdam. G. , 1905), p. 83. 6 Cited in G. Schotel (1905), p. 82 (our translation). 21 Crime, Addiction and the Regulation of Gambling propensity to gamble, however, which left the way open for illegal gambling operators to enter the market.

21 P. Reuter (1983), p. 17. 23 A bookmaking operation demands considerable logistical organisation. At the centre of it all is the actual bookmaker, who has to determine the profit margins, ensuring that all the information about bets placed is incorporated into his calculations. The bookmaker uses one or more clerks, who process the bets placed. e. the people who collect the money and pay out any winnings. Bets are placed either by telephone or with these runners, of which there may be dozens, depending on the scale of the operation.

This was carried out over the period 2004–2006 and included a national survey, in which 5,575 people took part, as well as fairly extensive interviews with 450 gamblers. On the one hand, the study revealed who participates in which forms of gambling and to what extent; on the other, it shed light on the number of addicts in the Netherlands (40,000) and the types of gambling to which they are particularly addicted. De Bruin ascribes the fact that the number of addicts turned out to be much lower than hitherto assumed to the prevention policy pursued on a number of fronts to combat gambling addiction.

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