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News: Gambling Commission fees set to increase 15 Jun 2021

Changes will be brought into force by secondary legislation

News: Gambling Commission release update on Remote Customer Interaction Consultation 26 May 2021

Next steps outlined by the Commission

News: The Advertising Standards Authority publishes updated guidance on the rules regarding gambling advertising 29 Apr 2021

ASA gives advice on achieving compliance.

News: Gambling Commission announces update to the Information Security Audit Process 09 Feb 2021

Change comes into force from 1 April 2021

News: New online gambling rules announced by the Gambling Commission 02 Feb 2021

Requirements come into effect on 31 October 2021

News: DCMS launch consultation on gambling regulation funding 01 Feb 2021

Proposals for changes to Gambling Commission fees from 1 October 2021

News: Gambling premises open with Gambling Commission Guidance 15 Jun 2020

Betting shops open, arcades still closed, bingo and casino opening in July

News: Parliamentary All-Party Betting & Gaming Group commence review of the Gambling Act 2005 06 May 2020

All industry stakeholders invited to participate

News: Gambling Commission ban gambling on credit cards 14 Jan 2020

The ban will be effective from 14th April 2020

News: Seven on-course bookmakers to have their licences reviewed by Gambling Commission 30 Jul 2019

Gambling Commission announce regulatory action

News: House of Lords Select Committee publishes a call for evidence in respect of the gambling industry. 02 Jul 2019

Deadline for the submission of written evidence is 6th September 2019.

News: Gambling Commission report outlines successes and failures during 2018 - 2019 27 Jun 2019

Commission conducted more than 160 regulatory and criminal investigations in the last year.

News: Gambling Commission issues call for evidence on online gambling with credit cards. 22 Feb 2019

The Gambling Commission is considering whether restrictions are necessary to limit online gambling with credit cards.

News: Gambling Commission issues call for evidence on Category B gaming machines and player protection 22 Feb 2019

Gambling Commission seeking views on how gambling businesses can strengthen harm prevention measures.

News: DCMS announces FOBT stake cut from April 2019 14 Nov 2018

Category B2 Gaming Machine stakes to be cut from £100 to £2

News: Gambling Commission publishes advice to Government. 19 Mar 2018

Regulator gives recommendations for FOBT stake limits and a package of social responsibility measures.

News: Operating Licence condition to prohibit betting on EuroMillions 01 Dec 2017

Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport publishes consultation response

Drunk in Charge of a Gaming Machine 05 Dec 2016

Understanding your responsibilities for vulnerable people

Race Night 28 Nov 2016

You can hold events where participants stake money on live, recorded or virtual races

News: Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards (RTS) Consultation 26 Oct 2016

Gambling Commission to consult on changes to the RTS

News: Poker's Continued Popularity 17 Oct 2016

Top tips on how to deal with poker games in the correct way

Q & A: Village Fete Charity Raffle 07 Apr 2016

How do I go about holding a raffle to support the fundraising efforts?

Q & A: Information on gaming machines 15 Feb 2016

What information should my gaming machine show?

Q & A: Stake and prize limits for equal chance gaming 15 Feb 2016

What are the limits?

Q & A: Betting in pubs 15 Feb 2016

Are bookies allowed to operate from my pub?

News: Make gambling a festive draw 03 Dec 2015

What are the limitations with gambling?

News: Gambling Commission release gaming machines consultation 30 Nov 2015

Gambling Commission release consultation document inviting comments on where gaming machines should be played

News: Gambling Commission review poker 12 Oct 2015

The Gambling Commission announce they are reviewing peer to peer poker.

News: Don't Gamble with your Pub 10 Sep 2015

Are you ready for the reclassification of crane-type gaming machines?

News: Gambling Commission Issues Fees Discussion Paper 03 Sep 2015

The regulator has asked for comments to be made on its fee structure proposals

Q & A: Online betting websites 02 Jul 2015

Customers use my wifi service to connect to online betting sites - am I breaking any laws?

Q & A: Can customers gamble on a game of dominoes? 11 Jun 2015

My customers are playing for dominoes for money - is this legal?

Q & A: Is hosting a race night in my pub a safe bet for me? 07 May 2015

Is my licence at risk if I host a race night?

News: Top Tips - Raising Funds for Charity 08 Apr 2015

Tips on how you can raise money for your charity without falling foul of gambling legislation

Q & A: Showing horse racing 19 Mar 2015

Can I show live horse racing on the tv in my pub?

Q & A: Do I need a licence for poker nights at my pub? 05 Mar 2015

Does my premises licences cover poker nights?

Gambling Software 05 Dec 2013

Licensing extends to businesses involved in remote or online gambling

The Gambling Commission 05 Dec 2013

Here's what you need to know about the Gambling Commission

Gambling Compliance and Enforcement 05 Dec 2013

The primary purpose of compliance and enforcement is to ensure the licensing objectives are met

Bingo Halls 05 Dec 2013

Various licenses are required for Bingo Halls and Online Bingo operations

Betting 05 Dec 2013

Most betting is licensed, with licences administered by the Gambling Commission, plus Local Authorities

Arcades 05 Dec 2013

Gaming machine arcades are regulated according to the Gambling Act 2005

Introduction to Gambling Legislation 05 Dec 2013

How can we help you with your Gambling Legislation issues?

Gaming Machines 05 Dec 2013

Under the Gambling Act 2005, gaming machines fall into a number of categories depending on the limits on the stakes and prizes.