David Clifton is quoted in the main news article for the September 2017 edition of “Online Gambling Lawyer” entitled “888 to pay record £7.8 million penalty package after Gambling Commission finds failings around vulnerable customers” which can be accessed here You can read our own website piece on this subject here. It also features in David’s most recent […]
As we have previously pointed out, the following new Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards (“RTS”) requirements will come into force on 1 October 2017: Live dealer studios (based on existing standards/practice and new requirement makes the Gambling Commission’s position clear) Peer-to-peer poker Use of third party software Linked progressive jackpots Virtual sports odds Information security […]
David Clifton is quoted in a Gambling Compliance article by Scott Longley entitled “Isle of Man to Consider ICO Warning Following UK’s Lead”. The FCA has highlighted the risks involved in ICOs. This chimes with the views of the Gambling Commission, that has separately cautioned against the history of hacking, theft and criminal activity often associated with […]
David Clifton writes for Casino Life about the positive steps taken by the UK’s land-based casino industry to accelerate the pace of change since last November’s Gambling Commission Raising Standards conference. His article can be downloaded below. Included in the examples of the ways in which this sector of the gambling industry is taking its […]
Suzanne Davies recommends that readers of Pub & Bar Magazine read the recently updated BBPA guidance on drugs to ensure they are equipped to tackle drug-related issues in their pub or bar.
On 14 September 2017, the House of Lords debated (and approved) a motion moved by Lord Chadlington (Conservative) that “this House takes note of the effect of gambling advertisements on children”. Lord Chadlington called on the Government to ask itself the following four questions as they review the gambling industry: Should there be any gambling commercials […]
At the same time that the termination of Sky Betting & Gaming’s affiliate marketing programme dominated debate on the first day of the Betting on Sports 2017 conference (including David Clifton’s panel session), the ASA has upheld complaints against four online gambling companies for irresponsible adverts published by an affiliate without their approval or awareness. The adverts suggested that […]
In September’s “Licensing Expert“ article for SBC News (that can be downloaded below), David Clifton comments on three standout stories in the betting licensing and regulatory sphere from the last month. There is a common social responsibility thread running through all three: the recent research findings into gambling behaviour in Great Britain commissioned by the Gambling Commission, […]
David Clifton is quoted in a Totally Gaming article in relation to the recent closure by Sky Betting & Gaming of its affiliate marketing programme. The article, entitled “Affiliates should be wary of further closures”, can be downloaded below.
David Clifton and others from the Betting on Sports 2017 panel in which he is participating next Wednesday are quoted in an SBC News article entitled “Sky Bet’s affiliate hub closure due to increasingly tough enforcement stances” that can also be downloaded below. Our own further comment on this issue can be found here.