UKGC launches round-2 of Gambling Review consultations

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched its second round of consultations to review the proposals outlined in the Gambling Review’s White Paper Seeking feedback from all gambling stakeholders,...
UKGC explains changes to ‘Young People & Gambling’ report

UKGC to review penalty fees and player incentives in 2024 agenda

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has notified stakeholders of its plans to hold seven new consultations as part of the continued regulatory review of recommendations put...
Arjan van ‘t Veer, European Lotteries: Fighting illegality should be high-priority for regulators

CJEU orders EC to investigate possible state aid in Dutch lottery licencing

The European Commission (EC) will have to commence an investigation into the possibility of illegal state aid in the issuing of lottery licences in...
Damian Green named DCMS Committee Acting Chair ahead of gambling inquiry

UKGC gains seven new Commissioners for post-White Paper era

The DCMS has moved to strengthen the leadership of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) by appointing seven new Commissioners, each bringing a specific area...

Armenia proceeds with Cash ban on gambling transactions

The government of Armenia is set to implement a ban on cash payment options for online betting and gaming operators. Last week, the National Assembly of Armenia...
Finland

EGBA praises Finland for taking ‘welcome step’ towards gambling reform

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EBGA) has welcomed the launch of a legislative project by Finland’s Ministry of the Interior examining an overhaul...
Finland

Legislative project on Finnish monopoly reform initiated by Interior Ministry

The Finnish Ministry of the Interior has set the wheels in motion to bring about reforms to the country's betting licence system, which currently...
Norway

New Norway legislation to grant Lottstift regulator ISP blocking orders

The Lottstift regulator is set to gain a new tool in its arsenal to counter overseas gambling companies open to Norwegian customers under legislation...

NHS to take the reins on RET funding under DCMS plans

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is set to take on primary responsibility for coordinating funding for gambling harm treatment under plans from the...
Ian Angus: UKGC will act when prize draws ‘cross the line’ into illegal lotteries

Ian Angus: UKGC will act when prize draws ‘cross the line’ into illegal lotteries

Society lotteries are reportedly a hugely unrecognised section of the Great Britain gambling market, according to the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), with over 50,000...

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