UK Gambling Commission Urges Gaming Operators to Make Gambling in Britain the Fairest and Safest in the World

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has urged betting operators to make gambling in the UK the fairest and safest across the globe at the Raising Standards Conference held in International Conference Centre, Birmingham. Nearly 170 leaders from over 100 gambling companies took part in the event organised by UKGC. The conference aims to drive experienced […]

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NHS to Launch New Gambling Addiction Clinic in Leeds with GambleAware

Monday, 12 November 2018

The NHS is set to open its first ever gambling addiction clinic located outside London next year as part of plans to tackle the mental health issue. According to reports, the new clinic will be based in Leeds and will open in April 2019 while operating via a partnership between Leeds and Yorkshire Partnership NHS […]

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Revolver Gaming to Release First Titles in the UK

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Games provider Revolver Gaming is set to launch its first titles in the UK after receiving a platform licence from the UK Gambling Commission. Revolver Gaming’s games portfolio consists of a total of 10 slots, with three more to be added by the end of the year. The software developer has established its reputation by […]

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Sky TV Promises to Limit Gambling Ads to One per Commercial Break

Monday, 5 November 2018

Sky TV has promised to limit the number of gambling adverts the broadcaster shows per commercial break. The company has pledged to limit the ads in order to protect “children and the vulnerable” as more and more companies have begun criticising gambling adverts before the watershed and during live sporting events. Sky TV’s chief Stephen […]

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EuroMillions Winner Adrian Bayford Sells £6.5M Georgian Mansion

Friday, 2 November 2018

EuroMillions winner Adrian Bayford has put his Georgian mansion and country estate on the market. The 48-year-old landed a £148m jackpot in 2012 and purchased the Grade-II listed mansion in Suffolk with £6.5m. The man told estate agents to market his property, including 189 acres of parkland, fields and woods after Gillian, his ex-wife, decide […]

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Gambling Commission’s New Rules for Operators Come into Effect Today

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

  The UK Gambling Commission’s new rules for gambling operators come into effect today, October 31. As previously reported, the Commission’s new rules, part of a new crackdown on the gambling industry, apply to the organisation’s License conditions and codes of practice to make sure that consumers are well protected. The new rules ensure that […]

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Westcliff’s Genting Casino Undergoes Extensive Remodel and Upgrade

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Genting Casino Westcliff is currently undergoing a multi-million-pound redevelopment project in order to attract more customers. The casino, which is located around Southend-on-Sea in Essex, will be completely upgraded and remodelled by Friday, November 16. According to reports, the plans will see the introduction of an “exciting new bar area” that will feature multiple state-of-the-art flat-screen […]

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UK to Delay FOBTs Cuts Until October 2019, New Report Suggests

Saturday, 27 October 2018

The UK government will reportedly delay its £2 cap cut on FOBT bets until October 2019. In May, the government accepted recommendations from the UK Gambling Commission to set a new maximum stake of £2 on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs), a dramatic cut from the current limit of £100. Several bookmakers warned that the change […]

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Aspire Global Launches in Denmark with Microgaming Bingo

Friday, 26 October 2018

iGaming solution provider Aspire Global has launched in Denmark in partnership with Microgaming. A key customer of Microgaming since launching online casino content through the Quickfire platform in 2016, Aspire Global has debuted its bingo offering in Denmark. “Aspire Global is initially launching bingo with a Nordic operator, followed by Karamba. Availability will then be […]

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Gambling Addict Stole Charity Tin to Support Habit

Thursday, 25 October 2018

A gambling addict visited two betting shops almost right after telling magistrates that he had fixed his gambling problem. Michael Schneiderman pleaded guilty to stealing a charity collection tin in Hove Library when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. “Skint for a long time” thanks for his gambling addiction, the habit has been draining the […]

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