Important Major Changes Due From The UKGC

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united kingdom gambling commission logo The UKGC and player pre-verification, demo slots and reverse withdrawal action.

The UKGC have released what could prove to be a far-reaching and incendiary report into online gambling, moreover the subject of Responsible Gambling. The main points of note are the intention to examine the use of credit cards for gambling, the pre-verification of players before they can gamble at any casino online and the ‘reverse… Read more »

William Hill handed 6.2m GBP fine for money laundering failures

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UK bookmaker and online gambling operator William Hill has been fined £6.2m (€7m or $8.6m) by the UK Gambling Commission for falling short on money laundering checks and not meeting social responsibility regulations. An investigation by The Commission found that 10 customers of William Hill were able to deposit large sums of money that were… Read more »

Gambling sites agree to change ‘unfair’ bonus promotions

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A number of big online gambling operators, including William Hill, Ladbrokes and PT Entertainment, have agreed to change bonus promotions following pressure from the UK regulator. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have said that customers must be able to cash out their money when they want, and not be forced to play more to… Read more »

ASA fines Broadway Gaming 100,000 GBP for ‘misleading’ ads

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The gambling group, Broadway Gaming, has received a hefty £100,000 (€112,578 or $133,787) fine for placing ‘misleading advertisements’ on five of its websites that take customer bets. The UK-based Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint made about an advert that appeared on the companies Butlers Bingo website. In the advert the company had a… Read more »

888 handed 7.8m GBP fine over self exclusion failings

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Online gambling firm 888 have been hit with a £7.8m fine (€8.5m or $10.1m) for failing to protect vulnerable customers on their websites. The fine has come from the UK Gambling Commission, who had identified 7000 customers who had ‘self-excluded’ their accounts, but were still able to access websites from the 888 gambling group. When… Read more »