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UK – Online gambling businesses face £675,000 regulatory action

Two gambling businesses will pay a total of £675,000 in regulatory settlements after Gambling Commission investigations revealed social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures. Jumpman Gaming Limited – which runs 243 websites – will pay £500,000 and Progress Play Limited – which runs 201 websites – will pay £175,718 to the National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms. Leanne Oxley, Gambling Commission…

UK – Gambling Commission publishes Compliance and Enforcement Report

The Gambling Commission has published its annual Compliance and Enforcement Report – a document featuring the findings of the regulator’s extensive casework against licence holders and detailing where the industry needs to raise standards. This report covers the financial year 2020 – 2021, a period during which Commission casework led to the suspension of five…

UK – HITSqwad granted Remote Gambling Software Licence

HITSqwad has been granted a Remote Gambling Software Licence by the UK Gambling Commission allowing it to make its online games available to operators in the UK market. Securing this licence forms part of wider plans to launch its jackpot games inregulated markets around the world, with its first titles set to debut to players…

UK – Jogo Global granted UKGC Licence

Jogo Global, the fast-growing platform provider and casino content developer, has been granted its licence by the UK Gambling Commission. Jogo Global is now able to target UK-licensed operators with its range of products and services that spans gaming platforms, premium mobile, online and land based content, as well as customised software development and a…

UK – UK Gambling Commission honoured in new regulator awards

Great Britain’s Gambling Commission and New South Wales’s Office of Responsible Gambling (Australia) are the winners in IAGR’s inaugural awards program, the International Regulatory Awards. The award winners were announced last night at a Gala Dinner in Boston during the annual IAGR conference. The awards aim to recognise exceptional regulators who are helping to drive…

UK – New Chair of Gambling Commission appointed

Marcus Boyle has been appointed as the new Chair of the Gambling Commission by Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden MP. The appointment is for a term of five years which commences in September 2021. Mr. Boyle takes over from Bill Moyes whose five-year term in the…

UK – UK Gambling Commission takes regulatory action against Daub Alderney

Gambling operators are being warned that they will face the full consequences of regulatory failures even if breaches occurred prior to ownership. The warning comes as Daub Alderney is issued with a £5.85m fine after a Gambling Commission investigation revealed social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures. Daub Alderney – which runs aspers.com, kittybingo.com, luckypantsbingo.com, luckyvip.com,…

UK – UK Gambling Commission suspends licence of Martin Henry Bailey pending investigation

The British Gambling Commission (UKGC) will conduct a review into Martin Henry Bailey, and decided to suspend their operating license with immediate effect, pending the conclusion of the review. The regulator said: “The Gambling Commission has suspended the operating licence of Martin Henry Bailey (operating licence no 000841-N-102895-012) as it carries out a review under s116…

UK – Gambling Commission suspends licence of PlayerFT

The British Gambling Commission has suspended the operating licence of fantasy football operator PlayerFT Limited as it investigates how it failed to connect to the Gamstop self-exclusion system. PlayerFT runs the virtual football transfer service Fiveyards. The Gambling Commission said: “The review follows concerns that activities may have been carried out in breach of the…