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UK authority to evaluate digital currencies and eSports

19 Jul 2016

As set out in the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) most recent Annual Report, the authority has undertaken to focus its future attention on both emerging products and growing markets, specifically noting digital currencies, eSports and computer gaming, as these have scope to present issues for regulation and player protection. Issues under consideration range from the …

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Vivaro Vbet secures UK licensing

19 Jul 2016

BetConstruct partner Armenian sports betting and gaming company Vivaro/Vbet has been awarded a remote operating license from the UK Gambling Commission. “Over the past 2-years BetConstruct have been working non-stop making sure that it is at the heart of major regulated iGaming markets, and adhering to the very strict UKGC standards is testament to that. …

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UKGC open public consultation on proposed fees

12 Jul 2016

The United Kingdom’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) have published a joint consultation on proposed changes to fees, from April 2017, for operating licence holders. According to the consultation, certain licensing fees are expected to drop by around 10 percent due to efficiencies achieved following the implementation …

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UK Gambling Commission report notes growth of online component

30 Jun 2016

Figures from the UK Gambling Commission indicate noticeable growth in the overall industry, with financial spread betting, foreign exchange, and contracts-for-difference all prevalent in the UK market, much of it online. Gross gambling yield for the UK between October 2014 – September 2015 was recorded as GBP 12.6 billion) compared with a figure of GBP …

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New executive director appointed at UK Gambling Commission

27 Jun 2016

The UK Gambling Commission has announced the appointment of Tim Miller as an executive director with responsibility for oversight of corporate affairs, stakeholder engagement and the evidence and analysis team. Miller is currently Head of Policy and Communications at the Local Government Ombudsman and will be joining the Commission at the end of August. Chief …

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Betfred hammered by UK Gambling Commission

14 Jun 2016

The online and land gambling group Betfred is to pay over GBP 800,000 in compensation and in contribution towards socially responsible causes as part of a regulatory settlement following a licence review, according to a press statement today from the UK Gambling Commission. The payment follows failures by the operator in its anti-money laundering and …

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EveryMatrix in step with new UK Gambling Commission requirements

10 May 2016

EveryMatrix has launched a new reality check product to customers via its CasinoEngine in line with the UK Gambling Commission’s newly published requirements. The facility allows customers to set a pre-determined time before a “reality check” window pops up at certain intervals in their gaming window. The window can only be dispensed of when the …

Read now awarded UK licence

9 May 2016

Lithuanian live casino games provider has been awarded a Remote Gambling Software license from the UK Gambling Commission enabling it to enter the UK market. Chief operating officer for Aiste Garneviciene said the award will take BetGames into a new era of growth. “This is a very important market as it’s cradle [sic] …

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