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Transitional arrangements 
 See also
Gambling Policy

Gambling Act 2005

The Gambling Act 2005, which came into force on 1 September 2007, details the procedures in place for gambling.

Find out more about the Gambling Act 2005 legislation (link opens in a new window)

If you need to license a premises for gambling in Hull, we can offer advice and are responsible for -

The Gambling Commission

The Gambling Commission is in charge of controlling gambling throughout the country.

Learn more about the Gambling Commission (link opens in a new window)

It is responsible for giving advice and issuing the following -

  • operating licences
  • personal management licences
  • personal functional licences

Learn more about assessing licence applications (link opens in a new window)

Application forms for the above licences can be obtained by contacting the Gambling Commission.

Licensing objectives

All those involved in gambling must work to promote the three gambling licensing objectives. These are -

  • keeping gambling crime free
  • making sure that gambling is fair and open
  • protecting children and vulnerable adults

Contact us

Licensing section
Hull City Council
33 Witham

Tel: 01482 300 301
Fax: 01482 615 554
Text phone: 01482 300 349

Contact the Gambling Commission

Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
B2 4BP

Tel: 0121 230 6666
Fax: 0121 233 1096

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