Archive | December, 2021

Good practice learning to be derived from Greentube regulatory settlement

On 2 December 2021, the Gambling Commission announced the outcome of regulatory action that it has taken against Greentube Alderney Limited. Its announcement reads as follows: An online gambling business must pay £685,000 after a Commission investigation revealed social responsibility and money laundering failures. Greentube Alderney – which operates and – will also […]

New study analyses EU Member States’ consumer protection rules for online gambling

We have reported previously (in our December 2018 website posting entitled ‘EU Framework for Online Gambling Manifesto follows critical consumer protection study’) on a study by City University, London, commissioned by EGBA that: reviewed the implementation across EU Member States (which then of course included the UK) of selected key provisions of the principles of the […]

UKGC publishes updated Gambling Industry and Licensing Authority statistics (and SBI snapshot)

The Gambling Commission has published: 1. Gambling Industry Statistics that: report on the size and shape of the gambling industry (non-remote and remote) in Great Britain, provide an overview of Gross Gambling Yield (GGY) by sector (including the National Lottery), along with the numbers of licensed operators and premises (based on data reported to the […]

Mixed messages from the NGTS Annual Statistics

On 30 November 2021, GambleAware published the National Gambling Treatment Service (NGTS) Annual Statistics for 2020/21 (that you can download below). Jointly commissioned by NHS England and GambleAware, the NGTS is a network of organisations including GamCare and its partner network, Gordon Moody, and NHS treatment centres, working together to provide confidential treatment and support for […]