Tag Archives: UKGC
- eSCon Europe 2017: The eSports conference day 1 recap
April 6, 2017
The second annual eSCon Europe kicked off today at London's Le Meridien Piccadilly, an event designed to bring together the eSports community in the London area and greater Europe. The eSports industry in Europe is growing and while the organizers claim their flagship eSports event takes place in LA, the...
- UK competition watchdog launches probe of online gambling T&C’s
October 21, 2016
The UK’s competition watchdog has launched a probe into whether online gambling sites are breaking the law via misleading promotions. On Friday, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announcing an investigation of “potential breaches of consumer law, including misleading promotions and unfair terms, being used by firms to block players’...
- UK gambling regulator sees no problem with courtsiding, other in-play edges
September 6, 2016
Find a way to beat nimble-fingered punters. That was directive the UK Gambling Commission had for operators after it concluded that in-play edges such as courtsiding don’t require further regulatory measures. Courtsiding is a practice of relaying information from sporting events to bettors, or of placing bets directly from a...
- UK Gambling Commission suspend Smart Live Gaming license pending suitability review
August 5, 2016
The UK Gambling Commission has suspended the operating licenses of Smart TV Broadcasting Ltd pending a review of the company’s suitability to continue offering online gambling services. On Friday, the UKGC announced it had commenced a review of Smart TV under section 116 of the Gambling Act 2005 based on...
- FanDuel gets UK license ahead of August launch
July 28, 2016
Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel has finally received its long-awaited UK gambling license—just in time for its planned debut across the pond. The Edinburgh-based company confirmed in May that it is eyeing to launch in the UK in August, although they couldn’t make an official announcement since the move is...
- FanDuel eyes UK launch by August but still waiting for license approval
May 23, 2016
FanDuel already has a target date for its debut across the pond, but there’s just one problem—the daily fantasy sports operator has yet to receive its UK license. In an interview with Gambling Insider, FanDuel’s Eilidh Morrison confirmed the company is eyeing to launch in the UK in August, but...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
eSCon Europe 2017: The eSports conference day 1 recap
April 6, 2017
DraftKings launch German-facing daily fantasy sports site
March 23, 2017