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Gambling Advertising Moves to its Next Chapter

David Clifton’s current Licensing Expert article for SBC News is entitled “Gambling Advertising Moves to its Next Chapter” It summarises recent gambling advertising developments before focusing on new advertising requirements that will come into force when the 6th edition of the Gambling Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising comes into force on 1 October 2020. You can […]

Getting serious on affiliate licensing?

David Clifton is quoted in an iGB article by Scott Longley entitled “Getting serious on affiliate licensing?” that – like the recent Vixio Compliance article “Affiliates and UK Gambling Commission Face Up to Licensing Uncertainties” (that also contains comments by David) – follows up on: the about-turn (from its previous firmly adopted position) by Responsible […]

Affiliates and UKGC face up to licensing uncertainties

David Clifton is quoted in a Vixio Gambling Compliance article by Scott Longley entitled “Affiliates and UK Gambling Commission Face Up To Licensing Uncertainties” that follows up on: last month’s about-turn (from its previous firmly adopted position) by Responsible Affiliates in Gambling (“RAiG”) in announcing its support for a licensing or registration regime for gambling affiliates […]

Are Covid-19 rules here to stay?

David Clifton is quoted in an article by Jon Harwood in GIQ Magazine entitled “Are Covid-19 rules here to stay?”. In terms of background to David’s comments regarding the potential long term impact of the Covid-19 crisis on gambling marketing and regulation, his thoughts are as follows: 1. The Covid-19 crisis has been described by […]

Has the die already been cast?

Although the illustration used for David Clifton’s current Licensing Expert article for SBC News might evoke thoughts of Jackson Pollock rather than Julius Caesar, it is the words “alea iacta est”, attributed to the latter as he took his troops across the Rubicon river in 49BC, that have inspired the question posed in the title […]

Gambling Commission questioned over Experts by Experience Panel

  Comments by David Clifton feature in an article for Vixio (formerly GamblingCompliance) by Scott Longley, entitled “Gambling Commission Questioned Over Experts By Experience Panel”. The article focuses on criticisms levelled against the Commission for a lack of transparency after it failed to answer a series of questions on the make-up of the Experts by […]

Getting comfortable with affordability checks

Comments by David Clifton on gambling affordability checks are featured in an article by Scott Longley for iGaming Business entitled “Getting comfortable with affordability checks” (that you can download below). We thought it might be helpful to expand in this website posting on David’s comments quoted in the article. In the same way that 2019’s […]

All eyes will be on the UK market following credit card ban

The “Gambling Payments & Self-Governance” panel session moderated by David Clifton for CasinoBeats Malta Digital today (1 July 2020) is featured in a PaymentExpert article published immediately following the session entitled “All eyes will be on the UK market following credit card ban” (that you can download below). David’s panel, Paloma González Mascaraque (Head of […]

UK Casinos post-Coronavirus

David Clifton’s just published “UK Casinos Post-Coronavirus” article for the current edition of Casino Life magazine provides a completely up to date account of the challenges facing English land-based casinos that had, until as recently as 23 June 2020, been expecting to be able to re-open for business on 4 July 2020 (as reported by […]