Betting and Gaming
BDO has, for over 30 years, acted as auditors, tax advisers and consultants to many UK and international betting and gaming businesses, both private and publicly quoted. We also have extensive experience of advising businesses in the wider leisure and hospitality sectors.
Our clients have ranged from many of the major 'bricks and mortar' bookmaking and casino operators to major telephone and internet sportsbooks, casinos, poker and other online gaming activities. As well as the more traditional forms of betting and gaming, we also act for FCA regulated businesses in the financial trading, financial spread betting and CFD sector.
In addition to regular auditing, accounting and taxation matters, we have extensive experience of advising and assisting these clients with:
- Business review and strategic planning
- International tax planning and structuring
- Due diligence and IPO support
- Corporate acquisitions and disposals
- Financial Conduct Authority regulations and compliance
- Installation of management reporting and controls and internal audit functions
- IT controls, environment reviews and systems improvement advice
- Gaming regulator compliance audits.