Calvert v William Hill Credit Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted March 14th, 2008 in duty of care, gambling, law reports by sally

Calvert v William Hill Credit Ltd [2008] EWHC 454 (Ch); [2008] WLR (D) 87

Although a bookmaker was not liable in negligence in respect of the gambling losses of a customer who was, and who was known by the bookmaker to be, a problem gambler, a bookmaker who had, at the customer’s request, undertaken to prohibit the customer from gambling for a specified period owed the customer a duty to take reasonable care to enforce that prohibition, so as to protect the customer from the risk of gambling losses during the specified period.”

WLR Daily, 12th March 2008


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