2018 / 2019 Gambling Commission Enforcement Report

The Gambling Commission have this morning released their ‘Enforcement Report’ for the year 2018 – 2019, which is the second year running they have complied and released such a report. In total numbering 30 pages, which you are able to download and read for yourself here, the report introduced by Chief Executive Officer Neil McArthur makes for interesting reading. The one thing that stands out quite clearly is the fact that the Gambling Commission have over the past year levied penalties on UK licensed operators totalling some £19.6m. No doubt iGaming operators and to a lesser extent their affiliate marketing […]

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Gambling Commission and Non Approved ADR’s

Over the past couple of weeks there has been some debate on various player focused online casino forums and the ability for players to use Alternative Dispute Resolution services. Now, to be licensed by the Gambling Commission here in the UK, operators have to as part of their license agreement, designate a UKGC approved ADR. The purpose being so that should a dispute with a player and a UKGC licensed operator arise, players have the recourse to take their complaint to said nominated ADR. All well and good, yes? Well, it transpires that UKGC operators are using the fact that […]

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