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Let the music play

In this month’s article for Pub & Bar (that can be downloaded below), David Clifton provides tips to ensure that your outside music event goes off without a hitch.

David Clifton quoted in MoneyLaundering.com casinos article

David Clifton is quoted in a MoneyLaundering.com article entitled “Despite Record Fines, UK Gaming Firms Still Do Not Vet Client Funds: Regulator”, that can be downloaded below. Commenting on the Gambling Commission’s report into enforcement action that it has taken against licensed gambling operators over the past year (about which we reported yesterday) David says: “The Commission’s patience has worn extremely thin that […]

“Collaboration” – the name of the game

In this month’s Licensing Expert article for SBC News, David Clifton focuses on those parts of last month’s UK Government review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures on which lesser publicity was given than to the headline-grabbing decision by the UK Government to reduce the maximum stake on B2 gaming machines (FOBTs) from £100 to £2. The other proposals, […]

GC Business Plan 2018-19 echoes three-year Strategy

The news article for the May 2018 edition of “Online Gambling Lawyer” entitled “GC Business Plan 2018-19 echoes three-year Strategy”, in which David Clifton is quoted (as we reported previously) is now available for download below. For additional comment on this topic, see our previous website posting.

Malta Regulators Plot Ambitious International Self-Exclusion Plan

David Clifton is quoted in a Gambling Compliance article entitled “Malta Regulators Plot Ambitious International Self-Exclusion Plan”. David considers this to be a very ambitious project and is quoted by Gambling Compliance as wondering if the MGA “will be biting off more than it can chew”. In saying this, he has in mind the GamStop project for […]

Proper Crime Scene Management

In this month’s article for Pub & Bar (that can be downloaded below), Suzanne Davies explains why it is important not to do anything that will hinder a police investigation into a crime committed at your premises.

Time for remote operators to focus on GamStop

This month, David Clifton’s “Licensing Expert” article for SBC News, “Time for remote operators to focus on Gamstop”,  provides an update on GamStop, the new national online multi-operator self-exclusion scheme in which all remote B2C gambling operators licensed by the Gambling Commission will soon have to participate. David asked the Commission when exactly it will trigger the one […]

David Clifton quoted on the Gambling Commission’s new Business Plan

David Clifton is quoted in a news article for the May 2018 edition of “Online Gambling Lawyer” entitled “GC Business Plan 2018-19 echoes three-year Strategy”, saying that he expects to see additional requirements for ADR providers given priority, given the focus on this within the Commission’s recently concluded consultation on “fair and open” provisions within the LCCP. You can […]

New regulator expected to follow consumer first strategy

Following the appointment of Neil McArthur as Chief Executive of the Gambling Commission, David Clifton is interviewed in the May 2018 edition of iGaming Times, answering the following questions: How much of the Commission’s strategy is determined by the views of the chief executive? How would you summarise Sarah Harrison’s approach to regulation during her tenure […]