From Prohibition to Regulation: Bookmaking, Anti-Gambling, and the Law

  • author:

    (author unknown or not listed) (none)
  • published in

    : 1999
  • summary

    : The policing of illegal betting and bookmaking was a major issue in relations between police and working-class people until 1960, when betting shops were legalized in England and Wales. This ended an attempt to discriminate legally against cash betting away from the racecourses, which had reached its height with the Street Betting Act of 1906. (...)
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  • type

    : monography
  • publisher

    : Oxford University Press
  • issue editors:

    (institutional) Oxford
  • original language

    : English
  • article pagination

    : pages: 422
  • ISBN: 978-0198256167
  • keywords

    : gambling
  • Article entered in GambLIB database on feb. 23. 2009, 11:02
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