Regulation news

News 17-02-2017

UKGC Issues Advice about Transparent Bonus Conditions

The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC), a regulatory body for the UK gambling market, has published a public notice advising online operators to learn from a 2016 Cheltenham case and ensure that any bonus promotions for customers are entirely fair and transparent. The regulator stated that operators should take note of “failures” committed by TGP […]

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News 14-02-2017

British Bookmakers Angered by FOBTs Max Stake Reduction Call

The Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) has reacted angrily to a new report on FOBTs (fixed-odds betting terminals) prepared by an an official parliamentary body that has called for maximum stakes to be reduced to just £2 ($2.50) per spin. ABB warned that such a move would be a “hammer blow” to the industry and […]

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News 12-02-2017

UKGC to Crack Down on Virtual Item Gambling

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has promised to crack down hard on websites that facilitate gambling with virtual in-game items and to use “all the powers available” to “punish and deter” such operators, especially those who offer their services to children. Speaking in London on Tuesday at the International Casino Exhibition’s World Regulatory Briefing, UKGC […]

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