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Ireland Gov. Asked To Impose Immediate Betting Ad Ban From 2021

Ireland Gov. Asked To Impose Immediate Betting Ad Ban From 2021
The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland (CPI) is ringing the alarm when it comes to gambling advertisements. The group is calling for a complete advertisement ban from all sports events starting from 2021. CPI recently published its Gambling Disorder Position Paper which sheds more light on the matter. The evidence shows that there is definite...

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DCMS Currently Carrying Out Detailed Review Of UK Gambling Act 2005

DCMS Currently Carrying Out Detailed Review Of UK Gambling Act 2005
Licensed gambling operators across the UK are keeping their fingers crossed as the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has started the process of reviewing the UK Gambling Act 2005. DCMS started the review process from December 7 and will be looking at a number of critical areas to decide what amendments need...

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Playtech To Offer Operators Affordability UK eKYC Services

Playtech To Offer Operators Affordability UK eKYC Services
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has sent out a strong and clear message to licensed operators informing them that they have to step up their game when it comes to compliance or face harsh penalties. Licensed operators have been encouraged to take more initiative to protect their players from gambling harm and to ensure they...

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UKGC Holding Discussions About Implementing £100 Monthly Loss Limit Rule

UKGC Holding Discussions About Implementing £100 Monthly Loss Limit Rule
UK gambling operators have been under pressure from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) for a number of months to strictly comply with all gaming regulations or face the consequences. Licensed iGaming operators are now feeling more pressure as the UKGC has confirmed that it is discussing the possibility of imposing a £100 monthly loss limit...

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UKGC Collects 50% More In Fines As Gambling Operators Breach Regulations

UKGC Collects 50% More In Fines As Gambling Operators Breach Regulations
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has reported a significant increase in penalties as licensed gambling operators continue to breach gambling laws. The commission released its Compliance & Enforcement Report that showed all the measures taken in the 12 months leading up to March 2020 to keep both land based and iGaming operators in compliance. The...

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UKGC Issues Penalties For Three iGaming Operators

UKGC Issues Penalties For Three iGaming Operators
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has finalized its regulatory assessment with BGO Entertainment, GAN and NetBet following an investigation into social responsibility and money laundering failures. After repeated failures, the three online gambling operators were all subject to licensing reviews for not doing enough to keep users safe and for failing to comply with social...

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UK National Lottery License Gets Interest From India

UK National Lottery License Gets Interest From India
Sugal & Damani Group which is one of the top lottery operators in India has expressed interest in obtaining the next license to operate the UK National Lottery. Camelot currently runs the UK National Lottery but its license will come to an end in 2023. The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is in charge of the...

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UK ASA Bans Foxy Games Ad But Allows Betfair Casino Ad

UK ASA Bans Foxy Games Ad But Allows Betfair Casino Ad
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has been keeping a close watch on all gambling advertisements as the UK government and UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) have been working hard to reduce the number of problem gamblers in the country and . Foxy Games which is a brand that belongs to GVC Holdings had a complaint filed...

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UKGC Partners With Facebook To Limit Gambling Content Exposure

UKGC Partners With Facebook To Limit Gambling Content Exposure
Gambling advertisements are a major concern for the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). Their prevalence is blamed for the increasing rate of problem gambling in the UK. The UK gambling regulator has been pushing hard to restrict gambling ads on various social media channels for some time now. The UKGC recently announced that it has teamed...

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