Betting & Gaming

24 Aug 2021

Gambling Commission Publish Online Gambling Ddata

The Gambling Commission has published data around online gambling behaviour as a result of the easing of lockdown. The Commission state as follows: “The operator data reflects the period between March 2020 and June 2021, inclusive, and cov...

19 Jul 2021

Consultation | Approved sale mechanism for the sale of National Lottery products

As previously reported, the age limit for playing the National Lottery (and other lottery products) will rise on 18th October (2021) from sixteen to eighteen. The Government have now launched a consultation regarding the mechanism for selling the...

11 Feb 2021

Gambling - Consultation | Funding of Gambling Commission.

In addition to the ongoing Review of the Gambling Act 2005, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a consultation into the funding of the Gambling Commission. The consultation, which will run until 25 March 2021,...

03 Feb 2021

Gambling - Gambling Commission announces package of changes

Following a consultation last Summer, the Gambling Commission have announced a range of new measures Operators will need to implement aimed at protecting players further. The changes are designed to make online casino games less intensive, safer ...

15 Jan 2021

Gambling Act Review

On 8th December 2020, the Government published their response to the House of Lords Gambling Industry Committee Report: Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry. They also announced on the same day the Department of Digital, Culture, M...

08 Dec 2020

Gambling - Ofcom rules on ITV competition investigation

On Monday (7th December) Ofcom confirmed the outcome of an investigation into ITV prize competitions which ran between 2016 and 2019. The investigation commenced after ITV discovered that between 2016 and 2019 a number of postal votes were not inc...