Tag Archives: white list
- Gibraltar goes on UK charm offensive as Betfair tells racing to recognize reality
February 1, 2012
As the UK ponders regulatory changes that would require all online gambling operators serving UK customers to hold a UK Gambling Commission license, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Minister for Gaming and Financial Services Gibert Licudi paid a recent visit the UK to express their concerns over the effect...
- Private members bill would require online gambling firms to hold UK license
January 28, 2012
On Friday, Tory MP for West Suffolk Matthew Hancock introduced a motion to require online gambling outfits that wish to offer services to UK punters to hold a UK Gambling Commission-issued license. On February 7, Hancock will have 10 minutes to make his case to Parliament, after which an opposition...
- Antigua comments on UK licensing plans; gaming investors’ rollercoaster ride
July 20, 2011
Antigua’s Minister of Finance Harold Lovell has weighed in on the UK’s recent decision to essentially phase out the so-called ‘white list’ of online gaming regulatory jurisdictions. Like his counterpart in the Isle of Man, Lovell was encouraged by what he described as “the UK’s intention to ensure minimal disruption...
- UK okays regulatory outsourcing; Betfair clouds over; fraudster hits Will Hill
January 28, 2011
The head of the UK Gambling Commission, Jenny Williams, says she is considering ‘outsourcing’ regulatory checks and monitoring to gaming bodies in so-called ‘white list’ jurisdictions, including Alderney, Antigua and Gibraltar. Williams’ comments, provided to GamblingCompliance.com, won't do much to clarify recent suggestions by Jeremy Hunt at the Department for...
- Alderney gaming body hits back at IMF money-laundering criticisms
January 27, 2011
Following a recent study of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission’s (AGCC) efforts to combat money laundering, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it felt there were areas in which the AGCC could do better. Specifically, the IMF thought the AGCC needed to improve customer identification reliability and to compel...
- UK commission answers Antigua White List questions
June 17, 2010
The UK Gambling Commission has responded to charges that it did not undertake proper due diligence on Antigua's regulatory system before adding it to its White List of approved egaming jurisdictions. While admitting that it did not actually physically visit the island it has maintained that it continues to carry...
Draft Fantasy targets UK rollout in August
March 27, 2017