Tag Archives: Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act

Digital agency Degree 53 gains UK operating licence

Manchester based independent digital agency Degree 53 has been awarded a remote operating licence for the design and build of gambling software in the UK market. Degree 53 is one of only a small number of agencies in the UK that are licensed to build bespoke transactional mobile apps, websites and services to UK gambling operators. The licence means that Degree 53 is …

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Paul Leyland: continuous tax challenges may not be wise

Paul Leyland, Principle Consultant at Regulus Partners, takes a look at the news that there is to be another attempt at a Judicial Review on the UK’s Point of Consumption regime and asks whether it is altogether wise. The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association, having failed to overturn the UK remote Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act, is now attempting a …

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POC challenge rejected

The High Court challenge to the point of consumption licensing by the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has been rejected. The Gambling Commission commented: “We welcome the judgment.  Now we can get on with improving the protection for those gambling in Britain.” The laws are now due to come into force on 1 November and those who are currently …

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Clock ticking for UK licence application

Offshore operators only have until midnight on Tuesday 16 September to apply for licences allowing them to continue to provide gambling services to consumers in Britain after the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act comes into force on 1 October. Offshore gambling operators – currently regulated overseas but transacting with consumers in Britain – wishing to continue to provide services in …

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Betdigital gets UK licence

Content and systems developer Betdigital has been awarded its Remote Gambling Software Operating Licence by the UK Gambling Commission. Betdigital joins a select few suppliers that have the necessary licensing to meet the terms of the new Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act ahead of October’s introduction. The Act demands operators who provide remote gambling services to British consumers to acquire …

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Commission issues application deadline reminder

With the UK’s Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act expected to come into force on 1 October 2014, offshore gambling operators – currently regulated overseas but transacting with consumers in Britain – wishing to continue to provide services in Britain beyond this date have been reminded that they have until 16 September to make an application and pay a fee to …

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