New House of Lords report calls for drastic gambling regulation changes
New House of Lords report calls for drastic gambling regulation changes
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New House of Lords report calls for drastic gambling regulation changes

The UK gambling industry has been criticised in another parliamentary report, with the House of Lords calling for widespread regulatory changes earlier this week.  ‘Gambling Harm – Time for Action’ is the culmination of a year’s worth of research, with a total of 66 recommendations made.  It accused the industry of being lacklustre with enforcing […]

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UK Gambling Commission begins consultation phase for VIP player schemes 

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched its consultation phase related to the protection of high-value customers.  Industry personnel are being invited to share their views on related regulatory changes that the governing body has proposed.  Operators have also been challenged by the Commission to do more when it comes to raising standards for VIP […]

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APPG to call for all UK gambling advertising to be banned; Advertising Association rejects

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) is expected to release a report next week, which will recommend a total ban on gambling advertising in the UK. This report will be the culmination of a year’s worth of research, which looks into the impact of gambling-related harm within communities.  But despite their wishes, the Advertising Association […]

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UKGC reiterates the extent of its credit card ban

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has released new guidance for operators on its website, which reiterates what is and isn’t included in its credit card gambling ban.  Operators are not allowed to accept any credit card payments whatsoever, whether that comes directly or via a money banking service (MSB).  The credit card ban for UK […]

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Responsible Gambling Week rebranded for 2020

Responsible Gambling Week will be rebranded as Safer Gambling Week from 2020 onwards, it has been revealed.  Taking place between 19th and 25th November, this year’s tagline will be “let’s talk about safer gambling”.  The initiative is driven by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), Bingo Association (BA) and the British Amusement Catering Trade Association […]