Tag Archives: gambling commission
- Hills boots kids from Twitter as UK spanks betting shops over underage gamblers
September 5, 2014
UK-listed bookies William Hill have taken steps to prevent underage gamblers from interacting with the firm’s Twitter feeds. Hills’ regulatory head Andrea Macqueen said the company was employing a new age-screening tool that would ensure the bookie was “engaging with age appropriate audiences across social media.” Hills claims to be...
- Mansion exiting UK, Titanbet transferring UK punters as licensing deadline looms
September 4, 2014
Gibraltar-licensed online gambling operator Mansion has informed its UK players that they will lose access to the site effective Sept. 15. Mansion Poker players reported receiving emails on Wednesday announcing the change, which the company said was “due to changing regulations regarding online gaming in the United Kingdom.” The UK...
- UK takes steps to combat dodgy betting; Sportradar ink Thai Premier League
August 8, 2014
Fresh off this week’s shenanigans involving bets placed on a ‘phantom’ football match that never actually took place, the UK Gambling Commission has taken a couple steps to increase its vigilance over possible instances of betting chicanery. The Commission has announced plans to team with the Association of British Bookmakers...
- UK wiggle room on sports sponsorship for Asian online gambling firms
July 14, 2014
The UK Gambling Commission has offered hope for online gambling operators seeking to maintain their partnerships with sports franchises without having to apply for a UK gambling license, although it suggests the ultimate determination will have to be made by the courts. As of Oct. 1, the UK’s new Gambling...
- BetButler Under Siege From Angry Punters
April 16, 2014
BetButler under siege from an array of angry punters as a hoard of complaints surface on sports betting forums and twitter over withdrawal issues and a lack of communication. Bodugi customers receive BetButler lifeline. That was the headline that your truly selected just days ago after the news broke that...
- The British Horseracing Authority Act to Prevent Potential Coup
March 21, 2014
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) took the unusual step of contacting both the bookmakers and the Gambling Commission (GC) after suspicious betting patterns alerted them to a potential coup. If there was ever a niche that showed you the value of: ‘it’s not what you know it’s who you know’,...
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October 10, 2013