It is Time to Reconsider UK Gambling Policy

6 Pages Posted: 9 Mar 2011

Date Written: March 8, 2011


Today's irrational regulatory restrictions on the development of full-scale, destination-resort casinos are inconsistent with the UK's laissez-faire attitude towards business in general, hinder growth in a faltering economy and infringe basic civil liberties.

Keywords: Gambling, liberalisation, super casinos, destination-resort casinos

Suggested Citation

Loveman, Gary W., It is Time to Reconsider UK Gambling Policy (March 8, 2011). Economic Affairs, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 14-19, 2011, Available at SSRN: or

Gary W. Loveman (Contact Author)

Harvard Business School

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