United Kingdom

Gambling advertising in the UK set to face new restrictions

Britain’s advertising regulator has introduced new rules to further restrict gambling advertising and prevent them from appealing to people under the age of 18.

The new [...]

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Camelot launches High Court proceedings to retain Lottery licence

UK National Lottery operator Camelot has issued legal proceedings against the Gambling Commission in the High Court today (1 April).

Camelot is challenging the Gambling Commission’s [...]

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Sportech revenue recovers in 2021 after transitional year

London-listed betting technology supplier Sportech has reported a 32 per cent increase in revenue from continuing operations to £22.9m in 2021.

Sportech said that it was [...]

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OpenBet powers £500m sports bets at Cheltenham Festival

Sports betting platform provider OpenBet processed half a billion sports betting transactions during last week’s Cheltenham Festival.

The four-day festival is one of the biggest horse [...]

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National Lottery

Camelot to pay £3.15m financial penalty over mobile app failures

Britain’s Gambling Commission has imposed a £3.15m fine on National Lottery operator Camelot UK for failures linked to its mobile app.

The fine will be paid [...]

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National Lottery

Camelot loses out to Allwyn in UK National Lottery bid

Allwyn Entertainment is set to be the next operator of the UK National Lottery after being named the preferred applicant by the Gambling Commission Tuesday [...]

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British political think-tank calls for statutory problem gambling levy

British political public policy think-tank The Social Market Foundation has called for a new multimillion-pound statutory levy to fund the prevention and treatment of gambling-related [...]

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Britain’s Gambling Commission fines Sky Betting and Gaming £1.17m

Flutter Entertainment’s Sky Betting and Gaming has been fined £1.17m by Britain’s Gambling Commission for sending promotional emails to customers who had self-excluded or opted [...]

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Mansion realigns focus on casino with MansionBet set to cease trading

Gibraltar-based gaming operator Mansion Group has confirmed that it will shut down its UK-facing MansionBet sports betting site at the end of March to focus [...]

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BetMakers appoints Anna Massion to board of directors

Sydney-listed betting technology provider BetMakers has appointment Anna Massion to the board as an independent non-executive director. 

Massion is a highly experienced board member who currently [...]

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Spearhead Studios set for UK debut with 888casino

EveryMatrix-owned slot developer Spearhead Studios is set to launch its content in the United Kingdom for the first time with leading operator 888casino.

The new distribution [...]

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Online growth takes Entain’s full year revenue to £3.89bn

London-listed betting and gaming giant Entain has reported a 7 per cent rise in net gaming revenue (NGR) to £3.89bn in 2021, benefiting from a [...]

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