We regularly write articles for industry and legal journals & magazines, including commentaries for Online Gambling Lawyer & iGaming Business, a monthly “Licensing Expert” piece for SBC News and a fortnightly page for Pub & Bar and, with their permission, are reproducing them on our website, together with our own news items and reports on topical issues affecting the leisure and gambling industries.

RGA publishes updated AML Guidelines

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has published the Second Edition of its publication, Anti-money laundering: Good practice guidelines for the online gambling industry. The guidelines are designed to help licensed online gambling companies combat the threat of money laundering and terrorist financing in a consistent and effective manner. It covers key areas such as the […]

Gambling Commission P2P online poker review

The Gambling Commission announced in October that it is reviewing its regulations governing peer-to-peer (‘P2P’) online poker. In an article in this month’s World Online Gambling Law Report, David Clifton discusses the first stage of the Commission’s review, which seeks information from licence holders about collusion and cheating, including the use of bots and third party […]

David Clifton article “Keeping gambling free from crime” in iGaming Business

The Gambling Commission recently launched a consultation on proposed amendments to its Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice aimed at supporting the Gambling Act 2005 licensing objective “to keep gambling free from crime and from being associated with crime”. David Clifton looks at the main areas of focus in the Commission’s consultation, that runs until 30 December […]

Changes to Gambling Regulation: Next Steps

Gambling Commission General Counsel Neil McArthur gave an overview of recent changes to gambling regulation and outlined the Commission’s role in regulating commercial gambling at a Westminster Briefing on 4 November 2015. His speech, that also gives an insight on what further regulatory changes licensed gambling operators can expect in the near future, can be downloaded below. […]

Mobile & Tablet Gambling Summit Europe “Will the fantasy sports explosion cross the Atlantic?”

On 13 November 2015 David Clifton spoke at the Bullet Business Mobile & Tablet Gambling Summit Europe 2015 on the subject of “Will the fantasy sports explosion cross the Atlantic?” You can download his speech below. A summary and video recap of Day 2 of the Summit (including an interview with David) produced by CalvinAyre.com can be accessed […]