Betting & Gaming

19 Feb 2019

Gambling - New age verification and identity requirements

Prior to the introduction of new standards  by the Gambling Commission today,  online gambling businesses have been allowed 72 hours to carry out age verification checks.Operators could not permit customers to withdraw winnings until a...

08 Feb 2019

Gambling - Changes to the licence conditions and codes of practice on age and identity verification for remote gambling

The Gambling Commission has now issued its consultation response following its consultation proposing changes to the licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP) on age and identity verification for remote gambling.There are two principal cha...

31 Jan 2019

Gambling Health Alliance

It has been announced today that the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and Gamble Aware have joined forces to establish a ‘Gambling Health Alliance’.The stated aims of the new Alliance is to ensure that gambling and the harms it...

21 Dec 2018

B2 gaming machines stake reduction

As previously reported, the stake reduction on B2 gaming machines from £100 to £2 will come into effect in April 2019The statutory instrument confirming this, The Gaming Machine (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocation) Regulations 2...

18 Dec 2018

Gambling Commission launches consultation on strategy to reduce Gambling Harms

The national responsible gambling strategy comes to an end in March 2019.  A new national strategy is to be developed by the Gambling Commission and they are inviting people and organizations to engage in its shaping and the arrangements to d...

16 Nov 2018

Battling Illegal Gaming on Premises – review your policies now

The Gambling Commission recently published data suggesting high levels of under-age people are playing gaming machines in pubs.It has declared its concern, that of the pubs sampled, only 10% intervened to stop children gambling on their premises...