Tag: UKGC

Even Bitcoin Casinos Must Mind UKGC Licensing Fees

The UK Gambling Commission’s licensing fees will change in April 2017. The restructuring of the UKGC licensing fees can benefit many small casino operators. Every online casino will experience the change in fees by the start of Q2 this year. This includes Bitcoin gambling sites such as NetBet and other Bitcoin casino sites since Bitcoin

Pinnacle Postpones Return to UK Market

Pinnacle withdrew its license application to UK Gambling Commission and shifted its focus on bringing sportsbook solutions to the US market. The company has been expecting to acquire a UKGC license last year to legally return and operate on the UK market. Because of the long wait, however, Pinnacle sees more opportunities on the US

Pragmatic Play Caters to Fiat & Bitcoin Players in UK

Pragmatic Play acquires a Remote Gambling Software Operating License from the UK Gambling Commission.  The Pragmatic Play UK license will give the company access to one of the largest iGaming market in the industry. Pragmatic Play is a leading software provider that offers more than 150 games. These online casino games are compatible with desktop

UKGC Sanctions Erring Gambling Companies by £18 Million – Report

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) reported that it financially penalized a great number of gambling companies during the last fiscal year. The British regulating body shared on June 29 that it imposed penalties upon gambling companies amounting to £18 million in a 12-month period until April 1, 2018. The announcement came as part of the

UKGC To Launch Resolver Tool for Quick Filing of Complaints

The UK Gambling Commission is set to make the Resolver Tool available at the start of August. UKGC’s Resolver tool will help players with their complaints against online gambling sites licensed by the said commission. UKGC made changes to its enforcement strategy early this July. Its Resolver tool is a way for the regulation body

Virtual Betting, Online Gambling Industry Grows – UKGC Report

The online gambling sector showed signs of progress—remote virtual betting being a standout—as the British gambling industry posted growth, according to a regulatory body’s study. In the biannual report released by UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), remote virtual betting in Great Britain (GB) earned a betting gross gambling yield (GGY) of £169 million—a GGY greater than

William Hill Wants ‘Nobody Harmed by Gambling’ in New Campaign

William Hill is taking action to combat the increasing number of problem gamblers in the United Kingdom. The Irish sportsbook has announced its Nobody Harmed by Gambling campaign aimed toward promoting responsible wagering and tackling problem gambling. The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) defines problem gambling as gambling-related behavior which causes harm to the player and