The Gambling Commission has confirmed that formal customer funds reporting will be introduced for remote operators in early 2016. Its response document summarising the feedback from respondents to its supplementary consultation on the subject and the Commission’s position on the consultation proposals can be downloaded below.
David Clifton comments on last month’s UK High Court decision (in judicial review proceedings brought by the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association) to refer to the Court of Justice of the European Union issues of European law raised by the UK Finance Act 2014, which implemented the point of consumption tax regime.
It has been announced that following the completion of a four strand-review of gambling advertising that was initiated by the Government in 2014 and work undertaken by the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling the gambling industry code for socially responsible gambling is being tightened. The revised code can be downloaded below.
David Clifton advises on the need for PPL and PRS licences if you play recorded music in your pub or bar.
In this month’s feature for SBC News, David Clifton reports on the progress of the Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association’s judicial review challenge to the remote gambling point of consumption (POC) tax.
Following a court order to seize the assets of the owner of Big Bluff Poker, a former London poker club, David Clifton explains to Gambling Compliance that illegal commercial poker clubs can expect to face the full force of the law in the form of very robust enforcement action and criminal prosecutions.
Suzanne Davies comments on last month’s Budget announcement that workers aged 25 and over will be entitled to a National Living Wage from next April
The Gambling Commission has published on its website information under the heading “Betting on lotteries and lottery themed gaming products: being clear to customers”. It can be downloaded below. The message it conveys is that betting on the outcome of lotteries and other lottery themed gaming products must be presented and advertised in a way that […]
SBC Events’ second “Betting on Football” conference – bridging the gap between sports and sports betting – takes place at Arsenal’s football ground, in the Woolwich Suite at the Emirates Stadium, on Thursday 10 September. SBC Events will be bringing together the stakeholders, including Football Clubs, Media Rights Agencies, Marketeers, Operators and Suppliers, to engage, network, […]
The Gambling Commission has published its response following a supplementary consultation on the introduction (via LCCP licence condition 15.3.1) of annual assurance statements for gambling operators with a significant market share or extensive operations, assessed by the Commission as those having an annual gross gambling yield of £25 million or more. The Commission believes that this “strikes a […]