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House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on Gambling Advertising

  Gambling and betting operators advertising to British customers must comply with the Advertising Codes administered by the Advertising Standards Authority. They must also comply with an Industry Code for Socially Responsible Gambling, revised in August 2015. In response to public concern about problem gambling, the gambling industry has also taken a number of voluntary measures […]

RGA publishes updated AML Guidelines

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has published the Second Edition of its publication, Anti-money laundering: Good practice guidelines for the online gambling industry. The guidelines are designed to help licensed online gambling companies combat the threat of money laundering and terrorist financing in a consistent and effective manner. It covers key areas such as the […]

Gambling Commission P2P online poker review

The Gambling Commission announced in October that it is reviewing its regulations governing peer-to-peer (‘P2P’) online poker. In an article in this month’s World Online Gambling Law Report, David Clifton discusses the first stage of the Commission’s review, which seeks information from licence holders about collusion and cheating, including the use of bots and third party […]

No delay to new remote gambling regime despite 2nd GBGA JR

The Gambling Commission has just posed and answered the following question on its FAQ blog: “Does the Judicial Review, related to the Finance Act, affect the introduction of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 on 1 November?” Its answer is: “As we understand it, the GBGA’s latest challenge relates to the legality of the […]