Archive | September, 2021

Same message from UKGC as it publishes latest operator data

The Gambling Commission’s July 2021 data has shown the impact of COVID-19 on gambling behaviour using operator data reflecting the period between March 2020 and July 2021 inclusive. Its press release published yesterday (15 September 2021) carries the very same message regarding the Commission’s expectations as has been conveyed in previous months’ press releases. It […]

Warning for UK-licensed operators in UKGC’s call for greater collaboration between international gambling regulators

Following on quickly from his keynote speech at the 4th Annual KnowNow Conference, Gambling Commission Executive Director, Tim Miller, has delivered a speech at the IAGR Conference 2021, entitled ‘Regulatory Disruption: The case for international collaboration’ (that you can download below). His speech was primarily focused on a desire for increased collaboration and co-operation between […]

David Clifton interviewed on the current & future state of the UK’s gambling market

David Clifton has been interviewed by LoginCasino Online Gambling Business Magazine on the current state of the UK’s gambling market, the process of obtaining a UK gambling licence, challenges facing UK licensed gambling operators as a result of recent regulatory developments and how the UK’s gambling industry may be transformed over the next five years. […]

The gambling advertising debate drives forward

As the Coalition Against Gambling Ads bus and supporters (pictured below in Birmingham with Gambling Commission CEO Andrew Rhodes) continue their journey around the country, Betting and Gaming Council Chief Executive, Michael Dugher has written an article for The House Magazine published by entitled “Advertising may be annoying, yet all the evidence shows gambling […]

Only qualified support from UKHospitality for new proposals to support hospitality businesses

The UK Government has today (5 September 2021) announced the launch of a public consultation on proposed planning reforms intended to support hospitality businesses, markets and historic visitor attractions in England so that outdoor space can be used more easily. The proposals would make permanent existing temporary measures introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we […]