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UK – British gambling industry sees five per cent rise

The Gambling Commission has published industry statistics for the period 1 April 2010 to 30 September 2014, when the UK gambling industry generated a gross gambling yield of over £7.1bn, a rise of £327m or five per cent compared to the period April 2013 to March 2014. The non-remote betting sector represents the largest market…

UK – UK introduces Point of Consumption tax for online gambling

The UK’s rules for General Betting Duty (GBD), Pool Betting Duty (PBD), and Remote Gaming Duty (RGD) changed from December 1 2014. The new rules affect the remote gambling industry who offer remote betting and gaming to UK consumers from outside the UK and UK land based betting business such as high street betting shop….

UK – Gamblit Gaming approved for UK-facing online casino

Gamblit Gaming, a leading technology provider for real money gaming in video games, has received approval from the United Kingdom Gambling Commission for its Continuation Remote Operating License. This official license allows Gamblit Gaming’s Alderney location to operate a UK-facing online casino, pending technical approvals. “We’re thrilled to be granted UK operation approval,” said Eric…

UK – Offshore operators reminded to apply for continuation licence

Offshore gambling operators providing online (remote) gambling to consumers in Britain are being reminded that they have until September 16 to apply for a continuation licence to ensure their business is not impacted by amendments to the Gambling Act 2005. The amendments (Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act)) are expected to come into force on 1…

UK –Commission warns FOBTs over misleading info

The British Gambling Commission is reminding licensed operators that gaming machines offering games presented as recognised games of chance, such as roulette or blackjack, must be transparent in informing players where those games differ from their real equivalents. This follows a recent case in which a category B3 game which was presented and described as…