Gambling Act Policy Review 2018

Closed 9 Sep 2018

Opened 15 Jun 2018

Feedback expected 31 Jan 2019

Results Updated 12 Feb 2019

Following the consultation some comments were received and minor changes were made to the draft Gambling Policy. The policy was approved by Full Council on 12 December 2018, and published shortly afterward. The new policy had effect from 31 January 2019 and can be found on our webpages at


One of the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005 is for the council to produce a Statement of Gambling Policy setting out how gambling will be regulated in Bristol.

The Gambling Act requires local authorities to review their policy every three years.

The current policy came into force on 31 January 2016.


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