In an article for WOGLR, David Clifton discusses the first stage of the Gambling Commission’s review of its regulations governing peer-to-peer online poker, which seeks information from licence holders about collusion and cheating, including the use of bots and third party software.
The Gambling Commission published an Advice Note in November 2014 to help operators comply with the requirements relating to the protection of customer funds, including advice on what is classed as customer funds and how to apply the customer funds rating system. It has now also published an update for remote operators on the introduction […]
We attended the annual Responsible Gambling Trust conference on 9 December, when the Chief Executive of the Gambling Commission, Sarah Harrison, spoke about the importance of harm minimisation in gambling. Her speech can be downloaded below.
The Gambling Commission’s ADR mini-blog that can be found at http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/ADR-Blog/Alternate-Dispute-Resolution.aspx relates to the implementation of EU Directive 2013/11/EU on Alternative Dispute Resolution for consumer disputes in the gambling sector
Gambling and betting operators advertising to British customers must comply with the Advertising Codes administered by the Advertising Standards Authority. They must also comply with an Industry Code for Socially Responsible Gambling, revised in August 2015. In response to public concern about problem gambling, the gambling industry has also taken a number of voluntary measures […]
The Gambling Commission is proposing changes to its Testing strategy for compliance with Remote gambling and software technical standards (“RTS”). Our summary of the Commission’s consultation, the consultation document itself and a form for responding (by 11 February 2016) can be downloaded below.
In this month’s “Licensing Expert” article for SBC News, David Clifton explains why publication by the Remote Gambling Association of the second edition of its “Anti-money laundering: Good practice guidelines for the online gambling industry” should be welcomed by all remote gambling operators.
David Clifton discusses with Roy Ramm, former commander of Specialist Operations for the Metropolitan Police and now managing director of ExtraYard Limited (www.extrayardsecurity.com – 020 7553 7960), counter-terrorism protective measures that can be taken by pubs and bars
Part Two of the Pubs Code Consultation, published today, has reacted to concerns from tenant organisations by including a question about the effect of removing from the draft Pubs Code the condition that there must be a proposal for an increase in the rent at rent assessment before a tenant may exercise the MRO option. […]
The Gambling Commission has published a new consultation document, entitled “Controlling where gaming machines may be played”, at the core of which lies the Commission’s view that “primary gambling activity” as a concept is open to misunderstanding and is insufficiently robust to enable effective enforcement both legally and operationally. It therefore suggests its removal from the […]