UK Gambling Commission News

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.
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.
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.
1 May 2024
Coinciding with the U.K. Gambling Commission's release of its response, the BGC unveiled a voluntary code for customer checks, aiming to elevate industry standards while minimizing the need for disclosure of private financial documents.
10 Apr 2024
The strategy underlines the U.K. Gambling Commission’s commitment to deliver on the decisions set out in the Government's White Paper High Stakes - Gambling reform for the digital age.
4 Apr 2024
Hillside ENC, which holds a license for bet365’s bingo and casino products, will pay £343,035 and Hillside ENC, which holds a license to offer betting, will pay £239,085 to the UKGC.
15 Mar 2024
Officers from Tarian Regional Organized Crime Unit, working with the U.K. Gambling Commission, HMRC and Cardiff City Council Licensing, executed six warrants across Cardiff on 28 February.
26 Feb 2024
Stake limits of £5 for online slot games will be introduced for the first time in September for adults aged 25 and older, and £2 limits for young adults aged 18 to 24.
20 Feb 2024
Operators can anticipate access to a selection of the supplier’s games, such as 3 Hot Chillies, Coin Volcano, and Sun of Egypt 3: Hold and Win which are currently undergoing certification.
6 Feb 2024
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States leadership announced at its 2024 Winter Meeting the formation of a committee to study and create model iGaming legislation.
1 Feb 2024
On 1 February, the Fourth National Lottery License came into effect and Allwyn has formally been granted the license to operate the National Lottery by the Gambling Commission.
10 Jan 2024
Gamesys, which operates 16 websites, received a £6 million penalty after investigation revealed social responsibility and anti-money laundering failings.
10 Jan 2024
Yesterday, the Court of Appeal granted IGT’s request to dismiss its appeal, following IGT stating that they will no longer pursue a claim for damages against the Gambling Commission regarding the award of the Fourth National Lottery license to Allwyn.
15 Dec 2023
If operators breach regulatory rules, one possible action following enforcement is the imposition of a financial penalty.
7 Dec 2023
The Tell us something in confidence service should be used to report activity, such as match fixing, underage gambling, money laundering concerns and more.
17 Nov 2023
This is an extensive exploration into the gambling habits and encounters of people ranging from 11 to 17 years old.