Published: 30 January 2018 by Richard Bradley
“The Gambling Commission has notified operators in its most recent e-bulletin that the multi-operator self -exclusion scheme is now ready to take registrations. According to the RGA website the scheme looks set to go live in Spring 2018.
The Gambling Commission has confirmed that it will require all online operators to comply with the LCCP Social Responsibility Code 3.5.5 which states that “Licensees must participate in the national multi-operator self-exclusion scheme.”
This Social Responsibility Code provision applies to all remote licences (except for: any remote lottery licence, the holder of which does not provide facilities for participation in instant win lotteries, ancillary remote betting licences, remote general betting (remote platform), gaming machine technical, gambling software, host, ancillary remote bingo, ancillary remote casino and remote intermediary (trading room only) licences.)
Operators will need to visit the GAMSTOP operator portal in order to register and further details can be found here: https://www.operatorgamstop.co.uk/
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