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UK Gambling Commission (UKGC)


The Gambling Commission was set up under the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate commercial gambling in Great Britain in partnership with licensing authorities. On 1 October 2013 the Gambling Commission took over the responsibilities of the National Lottery Commission to regulate the National Lottery under the National Lottery etc Act 1993.

Address
Victoria Square House
4th Floor
Birmingham, England B2 4BP
United Kingdom

Main Phone:
+44 121-2306666
Fax:
+44 121-2306720

Websites:

Social Media:

Past Events
7-9 February 2023
London, England
6-8 February 2018
London, England
7-9 February 2017
London, England
Personnel
 
Marcus Boyle
Chair
 
Sarah Gardner
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
 
Stephen Cohen
Commissioner
 
Tim Miller
Executive Director
 
Helen Dodds
Commissioner
 
Kay Roberts
Executive Director
 
Sheree Howard
Commissioner
 
John Tanner
Executive Director
 
Claudia Mortimore
Commissioner
 
Lucy Denton
Director of Communications
 
David Rossington
Commissioner
 
Helen Gibson
Finance Director
 
Charles Counsell
Commissioner and Senior Independent Director
 
Jason Davies
Data Analytics Manager
 
Andrew Rhodes
Chief Executive Officer
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UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) News
Casino City’s Friday Five: Openings and financial checks edition
3 May 2024
On top of The Venetian Las Vegas announcing its largest renovation ever, the U.K. Gambling Commission announced widespread changes aimed at increasing safety and customer choice. read more »

Department of Trust set to meet challenges of new affordability checks
2 May 2024
Under the new rules published by the U.K. Gambling Commission, operators have until 30 August to implement frictionless checks on all customers making £500 net deposits in any rolling 30-day period. read more »

UKGC to begin 'light-touch' financial risk checks in August
1 May 2024
The U.K. Gambling Commission announced widespread changes aimed at increasing safety and customer choice, including financial vulnerability checks and tightening processes to support age verification checks in premises. read more »