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UK Gambling Commission to Consider Credit-Card Restrictions

UK Gambling Commission to Consider Credit-Card Restrictions Go back to Blog The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC), has announced that it will conduct a review on the use of credit cards to fund online gambling. Following a recent call for…

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Remote Gambling Association Announces Self-Imposed In-Game TV Ad Ban

Remote Gambling Association Announces Self-Imposed In-Game TV Ad Ban Go back to Blog The Remote Gambling Association (RGA), which represents many of the United Kingdom’s largest sports-betting firms, has announced a “whistle to whistle” ban on TV ads running on…

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UK Gambling Commission Announces 2018-19 Business Plan

UK Gambling Commission Announces 2018-19 Business Plan Go back to Blog Punters keeping an eye on the high-profile and often fractious relationship between the United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) and the gambling operators the agency licenses and oversees have some…

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Gambling Commission Recommends Multi-Level FOBT Stakes Cut, Other Industry Changes

Gambling Commission Recommends Multi-Level FOBT Stakes Cut, Other Industry Changes Go back to Blog The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) today announced a recommended slashing in the maximum stakes allowed to be wagered on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) found in…

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Better Understanding the GVC / Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up

Better Understanding the GVC / Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up Go back to Blog Now that the mainstream-media dust has settled, it’s time to take a look inside the merger announced last week between GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral, which when complete…

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UK’s DCMS Releases Proposal for FOBT Crackdown Amid Market Controversy

UK’s DCMS Releases Proposal for FOBT Crackdown Amid Market Controversy Go back to Blog The United Kingdom’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) today released its long-awaited proposals regarding fixed-odds betting terminals, or FOBTs, which have come under…

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Kindred Group to Shutter StanJames Brand, Migrate Punters to Unibet

Kindred Group to Shutter StanJames Brand, Migrate Punters to Unibet Go back to Blog Brand-name consolidation is about to remove one of the older names from the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Euro gambling scenes, as Kindred Group, owner of more…

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A Look at MP Watson’s “Bookie Tax” Pledge to Fund Problem-Gambling Help

A Look at MP Watson’s “Bookie Tax” Pledge to Fund Problem-Gambling Help Go back to Blog UK Labour Party MP and Shadow Culture Secretary Tom Watson made headlines earlier this week when he pledged to make his party own the…

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UK Competition and Markets Authority Announces Enforcement Action Over Consumer-Protection Violations

UK Competition and Markets Authority Announces Enforcement Action Over Consumer-Protection Violations Go back to Blog The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced an enforcement action targeting online sports-betting and gambling operators who continue to offer misleading or…

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European Commission Okays Central Funding Levy System for UK Horseracing

European Commission Okays Central Funding Levy System for UK Horseracing Go back to Blog The European Commission, part of the European Union, has approved the United Kingdom’s move to extend its Horserace Betting Levy to apply to offshore gambling operators,…

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