Betting & Gaming

24 Apr 2018

Gambling - Annual fees: Are you in the right bracket?

In July many Operators will be required to pay their licence annual fees to the Commission. As we previously reported the Commission has introduced a new charging scale for Operators based not upon the number of physical shops within their ...

10 Apr 2018

Gambling – Commission issue GDPR guidance

The Gambling Commission has now published an information note regarding the upcoming introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Processing of personal data will continue to be required in order to achieve compliance with a gam...

06 Apr 2018

Gambling – ‘EuroMillions Condition’

Today the Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 comes into force and will affect all betting operating licences, whether or not they were issued before today’s date.The regulations will add the follo...

29 Mar 2018

Gambling - Online Gambling Review Published.

The Gambling Commission has now published there review of the Online Gambling industry.  Following the implementation of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014; which required online Operators whose services are available in Grea...

25 Feb 2018

Gambling – Changes to Advertising Rules

The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) earlier this month published new tightened standards concerning gambling advertising which will come into force on 2nd April 2018.  These standards will be enforced by the Advertising Standards Aut...

23 Feb 2018

Gambling – William Hill to pay £6.2m penalty

It is being reported that following earlier examples such as BetFred and Paddy Power, William Hill Group have been made subject to a penalty package of at least £6.2m (second largest fine issued by the Gambling Commission) following an inves...