CHT Ltd v Ward: 1965

Davies LJ discussed whether a casino gave good consideration when supplying gambling chips to customers: ‘People do not game in order to win chips; they game in order to win money. The chips are not money or money’s worth; they are mere counters or symbols used for the convenience of all concerned in the gaming.’


Davies LJ


[1965] 2 QB 63


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedLipkin Gorman (a Firm) v Karpnale Ltd HL 6-Jun-1991
The plaintiff firm of solicitors sought to recover money which had been stolen from them by a partner, and then gambled away with the defendant. He had purchased their gaming chips, and the plaintiff argued that these, being gambling debts, were . .
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Updated: 07 May 2022; Ref: scu.259440