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UK Gambling Commission Says Credit-Card Restrictions Likely

UK Gambling Commission Says Credit-Card Restrictions Likely Go back to Blog Online sports bettors from the United Kingdom are likely to face growing restrictions on the use of credit cards to fund their accounts, based on an update released this…

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Gambling Commission Hits Ladbrokes Coral With £5.9 Million Penalty

Gambling Commission Hits Ladbrokes Coral With £5.9 Million Penalty Go back to Blog The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) has announced the latest in its long-running series of fines and penalties assessed against gambling operators who have failed to properly…

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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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Ladbrokes’ Internal Bettor-Rating System Draws Fire From Mainstream Press

Ladbrokes’ Internal Bettor-Rating System Draws Fire From Mainstream Press Go back to Blog Ladbrokes, these days a brand entity within the sprawling GVC Holdings group, has come under fire in recent days over the publication of internal documents affirming that…

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UKGC Again Upbraids Noncompliant Sports Betting Operators

UKGC Again Upbraids Noncompliant Sports Betting Operators Go back to Blog The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) is again applying pressure to operators it believes are not adhering to the country’s strict consumer-protection rules. On Thursday, the UKGC published a…

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Guardian Tells Partial Story re Threatened Lawsuits vs William Hill and Paddy Power

Guardian Tells Partial Story re Threatened Lawsuits vs William Hill and Paddy Power Go back to Blog The definition of something sad: A “news” story that intentionally omits as much relevant information as it claims to reveal. An example of…

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Paddy Spanked by UKGC Over Consumer-Protection Failures

Paddy Spanked by UKGC Over Consumer-Protection Failures Go back to Blog Paddy Power Betfair is the latest prominent book to run afoul of the United Kingdom Gambling Commission’s get-tougher policies regarding keeping a lookout for problem-gambling behaviour and doing “Know…

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Football Clubs Should Shoulder Blame in Junior Gambling-Links Fiasco

Football Clubs Should Shoulder Blame in Junior Gambling-Links Fiasco Go back to Blog Friday’s revelations that 15 United Kingdom football clubs carried gambling links on their junior club pages has drawn plenty of public heat and immediate demands from UK…

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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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UKGC’s Look at Credit-Card Ban: Possible but Unlikely

UKGC’s Look at Credit-Card Ban: Possible but Unlikely Go back to Blog This week’s release by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission of its latest “Review of Online Gambling” include the UKGC’s disclosure that the agency is considering a ban on…

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