Archive | October, 2016

Remote Gambling & Software Technical Standards consultation

The Gambling Commission is consulting until 17 January 2017 on changes to its Remote Gambling & Software Technical Standards, the current version of which can be viewed on the Commission’s website at  These technical standards set out the key regulatory requirements to ensure fairness and transparency of remote gambling with a view to ensuring that “consumers are provided […]

New LCCP changes in force from today

We have reported previously on the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice changes being introduced with effect from today – see The Gambling Commission has now published its own summary of those changes that can be downloaded below.

UK government announces machine review

David Clifton is quoted in a Totally Gaming article about the DCMS review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures about which we have written at

DCMS review of gaming machines & social responsibility measures

As forewarned by numerous press reports over the last fortnight, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has today published its “Call for evidence: Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures” by way of a consultation exercise that will run until 5pm on 4 December 2016. Our summary, together with the review document itself, can […]

Pub Goers Conference 2016 reviewed

In its Issue number 130, published today, Pub & Bar magazine has reported on its successful Pub Goers Conference held on 12 October. Its 4 page report (that can be downloaded in full below) includes the following review of the “Dealing with troublemakers” session presented by David Clifton, together with Roy Ramm, Director of Extrayard Limited: […]

LCCP changes on 31 October 2016

As mentioned in our website piece at and explained on the Gambling Commission website at, changes to the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice come into force on 31 October 2016. Our summary of the principal changes can be downloaded below. The version of the LCCP incorporating the above changes can be found at