Responsible Gambling & Regulation

UKGC Donates £9 Million From Operator Fines To GambleAware Charity

UKGC Donates £9 Million From Operator Fines To GambleAware Charity

The UK Gambling Commission has donated £9 million of funds from fining gambling operators to leading problem gambling charity GambleAware. The Commission announced the news this week, revealing that it will be donating the money obtained from regulatory settlements to the charity in a bid to provide additional help to problem gamblers during the UK’s …

UK Gambling Firms To Halt TV And Radio Advertising During Lockdown

UK Gambling Firms To Halt TV And Radio Advertising During Lockdown

Several of the UK’s biggest gambling companies have announced a stop to all TV and radio gambling advertisements during the COVID-19 lockdown. The news was revealed by the Betting And Gaming Council (BGC) this week who confirmed that several gambling operators had voluntarily agreed to remove all of their gambling advertisements for at least six …

Swedish Regulator Fines L&L Europe Over Self-Exclusion Failures

Swedish Regulator Fines L&L Europe Over Self-Exclusion Failures

The Swedish Gambling Authority Spelinspektionen has fined casino operator L&L Europe over self-exclusion failures. According to reports, the operator was fined SEK 600,000 ($59,600/£48,214) for failing to prohibit self-excluded gamblers from playing on its websites. Users who self-excluded via the country’s Spelpaus.se scheme, which operators in Sweden are required to sign-up with as a condition …

Group Of Cross-Party MPs Launch A Review Of UK’s Gambling Act

Group Of Cross-Party MPs Launch A Review Of UK’s Gambling Act

The Parliamentary All-Party Betting and Gaming Group (APBGG) have launched a review of the UK’s Gambling Act 2005. The group of cross-party MPs announced the news this week, revealing they will be looking into the Gambling Act to consider what changes must be made to keep the current Act updated and to ensure the Act …

‘Misleading’ TVBet Ads Banned By ASA After BetGames.TV Complaint

‘Misleading’ TVBet Ads Banned By ASA After BetGames.TV Complaint

Digital and print ads promoting TVBet have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for being “misleading” and “unverifiable”. The complaints were made by BetGames.TV who questioned the ads. They appeared in September 2019 and, according to reports, claimed to have the biggest jackpots. The ads also suggested that the site is the world’s …

Videoslots Casino Makes Loss Limits Mandatory For All UK Players

Videoslots Casino Makes Loss Limits Mandatory For All UK Players

Videoslots online casino has made its loss limits mandatory for all UK players. The popular online casino this week has made its loss limits mandatory for all UK players amid the current UK COVID-19 lockdown. The casino site hopes that the measures will help protect players during the lockdown and prevent users from overspending and …

UK Gambling Commission Reveals Reasons For Triplebet Suspension

UK Gambling Commission Reveals Reasons For Triplebet Suspension

The UK Gambling Commission has revealed its reasons for suspending Triplebet’s operating license. The UK regulatory firm published this week the reasons for its suspension of Triplebet’s license, citing social responsibility and money laundering failings. Other reasons have also been published and all conditions have led the Commission to impose a £739,099 fine on Triplebet, …

UK Gambling Commission Suspends Two Licenses Over Gamstop Failures

UK Gambling Commission Suspends Two Licenses Over Gamstop Failures

The UK Gambling Commission has suspended two gambling licenses over failures regarding Gamstop. The online gambling regulator suspended the licenses of Dynamic, which trades as Prophet, and Sportito last week after they failed to integrate with Gamstop, a self-exclusion service. Integrating with the service is a condition of the Commission’s gambling licenses and all operators …

UKGC Announces New VIP And Responsible Gambling Rule Changes

UKGC Announces New VIP And Responsible Gambling Rule Changes

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has this week announced several new rule changes. The gambling regulator revealed this week that the new rules come under a collaboration with 30 casino operators and the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC). The changes come as part of a pledge to boost responsible gambling in the United Kingdom and …

UK Gambling Commission Approves BetBlocker As Gambling Charity

UK Gambling Commission Approves BetBlocker As Gambling Charity

BetBlocker has finally been approved as an official gambling charity. The UK Gambling Commission this week approved BetBlocker as a charity. The firm’s main mission is to help prevent problem gambling via its free app which allows users to ban all gambling websites across multiple devices. BetBlocker is working with over 12,000 gambling operators to …

Betway To Pay Record-High Fine Of £11.6M Over Multiple Failings

Betway To Pay Record-High Fine Of £11.6M Over Multiple Failings

Sports betting and casino operator Betway has been fined a record-high £11.6 million over multiple failings. The UK Gambling Commission fined the operator this week following an investigation which found that the firm had accepted stolen money from VIP customers. According to the Guardian, the Commission discovered that the firm allowed £5.8 million to flow …

SkillOnNet Partners With Neccton For New Safer Gambling Tool

SkillOnNet Partners With Neccton For New Safer Gambling Tool

Leading casino operator SkillOnNet has partnered with Neccton for a new safer gambling tool. The news was announced this week when the casino operator, known for famous sites such as PlayOJO Casino, revealed it had partnered with data science specialist Neccton to launch an innovative machine learning Sager Gambling tool to help players avoid developing …