Recap of Trending UK Gambling News for 12-16 April 2021

As the UK Government is reviewing the 2005 Gambling Act, different bodies are looking for further information on gambling-related harm among the UK society. New research projects concentrate on revealing more information on the risk of gambling problems among different communities that include minorities, females, and children. At the end of last week, the independent […]

Gambling Commission News Weekly Recap 05–09 April 2021

The previous week was marked by interventions in the betting sector and a case against a major casino operator. While the UK Government is going through a rigorous review of gambling laws, several changes were suggested to help the prevention of gambling harm. According to the National Health Service (NHS), with the Covid-19 pandemic taking […]

Gambling Commission News Weekly Recap 29 March – 02 April 2021

The gambling industry of the UK was mainly marked by actions taken by the UK Gambling Commission to regulate several land-based casinos. Five different casinos were found to have some serious failings in sectors like social responsibility and anti-money laundering. Last week, the Gambling Commission also published its three-year Corporate Strategy and annual Business Plan. […]

Gambling Commission News Weekly Recap 22-26 March 2021

Last week, the UK Gambling Commission fined the casino operator Casumo due to operational failings. This followed the previous warnings and fines the regulator has issued towards other operators like In Touch Games and Football Index. In addition to the fine issued to the casino operator, last week, the Gambling Commission also published data that […]

Gambling Commission News Weekly Recap 15-21 March 2021

The news surrounding the UK Gambling Commission last week was mainly concerning the Chief Executive of the organisation stepping down from his position as well as the failing of In Touch Games and Football Index. On March 11, the regulator decided to suspend the license of BetIndex (T/A Football Index) as an investigation revealed that […]

Recap of Trending UK Gambling News for 08-12 March 2021

The past week was tough for one major UK betting company as many of Football Index’s customers were angry at an unexpected drop in dividends. This led to a market crash as the company’s shares declined drastically and the platform was forced to close down. Following the scandal and the questionable operation of the betting […]

Recap of Trending UK Gambling News for 01-05 March 2021

Last week it was revealed that the Covid-19 pandemic had a negative impact on the revenue of many major betting companies in the country. This is why most of them were hoping that the profit from online gambling will be enough to offset the losses. Meanwhile, the UK Gambling Commission made several warnings towards casino […]

Gambling Commission News Weekly Recap 22-26 February 2021

Last week, the UK Gambling Commission shared additional data on the impact of the stricter Covid-19 measures on the online gambling industry in Great Britain. The data that was published covers the months between March and December 2020 and it includes data both from online and offline gambling. In December, all land-based gambling facilities were […]

Recap of Trending UK Gambling News for 15-19 February 2021

Last week, several new restrictions were suggested in order to regulate the gambling industry in the UK. The new changes that will be most possibly introduced soon include affordability checks for gamblers, social media promotions, and blocking of gambling payments by UK banking institutions. UK Gabling Commission Insists on Affordability Checks for Gamblers To lower […]

Recap of Trending UK Gambling News for 8-12 February 2021

If you are interested in the gambling news in the UK, you can take a look at the news recap we are providing. These are the current major news in the UK gaming scene, providing the latest updates in the sports betting, esports, and responsible gambling sectors in the UK UK Sportsbooks are Targeting Vulnerable […]

Gambling Commission News Weekly Recap 1-5 February 2021

Last week the UK Gambling Commission introduced several new measures that will ensure better protection for online players in the UK. In 2020, the Gambling Commission announced that it will start working on some amendments in the Gambling Act to ensure a safer gambling environment, especially for individuals who are at risk of developing gambling […]

Social Gaming Market Size and Growth Expectations

If you have a Facebook account, chances are you have been invited at least a few times to start playing some sort of social game. Games like Farmville and Candy Crush started the craze but the entire industry has changed significantly in the last few years and so have the social games.