uk gambling commission

The Gambling Commission is an executive non-departmental public body of the UK Government. We do not have to introduce it to gamblers in the island country. But in case you have never heard of it: it is the government department that licenses and regulates all the businesses and people who provide gambling in the United Kingdom. Now is the time that they did regulate an important and highly popular field. Let us see how the Gambling Commission controls online slots. ... read more

Record Fine For Betway

Online sportsbook, Betway like to be number one in the industry. And so their new honor came as a nice surprise. In fact it was a record fine for Betway of $11.6 million for accepting bets with stolen funds. Next to actually losing their licence, this was the UK’s biggest fine for a bookmaker and was part of a settlement for a number of serious compliance failings. ... read more

As if people don’t have better things to do. This week saw yet another round of criticism over the lewd and sexy outfits at ICE London Trade Show. There were over 600 exhibition tables with many performers and models helping out in the various booths and tables. ... read more

In 2005, under the Gambling Act, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) was born. It’s purpose is to regulate commercial gambling in Great Britain. Being sponsored by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and it sets out the licensing conditions and codes of practice. ... read more

Nobody likes to admit it: we don’t bother reading the terms and conditions beforehand. We simply click agree. Sometimes, the small print in those texts come back to haunt us later just like the unfair withdrawal restrictions at certain gambling sites. Fortunately, the UK authority is finally dealing with this issue. ... read more