Betting & Gaming

14 Jan 2020

Gambling - Commission announce credit card ban

The Gambling Commission have announced this morning a ban on the use of credit cards in all forms of land-based and online gambling. .  This has been on the horizon for some time and was referenced in the Commission’s review of online g...

06 Jan 2020

Gambling - Commission publish list of approved RET organisations

As from the 1st January 2020 Gambling operators must direct an annual financial contribution for gambling research, prevention and treatment required by the LCCP SR code 3.1.1 to one or more of the organisation approved by the Commission. O...

23 Oct 2019

Gambling - Young People & Gambling Survey 2019

The Gambling Commission has today published the 2019 Young People & Gambling survey which looks at gambling trends of 11 - 16-year-olds in Great Britain.  The long-term trend shows a decline in participation since the questions were ...

21 Oct 2019

Gambling - Commission call for action from Pub sector

We have previously highlighted the  publication of guidance jointly by the BBPA and UKHospitality.This followed a series of test purchase operations carried out in respect of gaming machines in licensed premises.   Working with Lo...

04 Oct 2019

Guidance for tackling under-age gambling in pubs

On Thursday, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and UKHospitality jointly published guidance for tackling under-age gambling in pubs.The key principles of the Charter are:To collaborate across the pub sector and with other industr...

28 Aug 2019

Gambling - Consultation on gambling with credit cards

Between February and May this year the Gambling Commission conducted a call for evidence on gambling with Credit Cards.  This exercise was promulgated from the advice by the former Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (now Advisory Board for S...