Tag Archives: Andrew Lyman

Andrew Lyman – Brexit is no ‘doom & gloom scenario’ for Gibraltar gambling

Andrew Lyman, Gambling Commissioner for the Government of Gibraltar, is confident that the British overseas territory will maintain its status as an online gambling hub navigating Brexit business complexities. Gibraltar’s Gambling Commissioner spoke to SBC News, as PM Boris Johnson’s new cabinet underlined that the UK will pursue no regulatory alignment with EU standards on business policy, immigration, worker protections, industry …

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GLA suspends Addison Global licence over solvency issues

Addison Global has had its licence suspended by Gibraltar’s Gambling Licensing Authority (GLA) after it was unable to provide a solution to its solvency issues. According to a Government press statement, the operating company of mobile sportsbook MoPlay has been suspended following advice from Gibraltar’s Gambling Commissioner Andrew Lyman. The Commissioner is said to have been working alongside company executives on …

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Spelinspektionen strengthens Gibraltar ties with GGD collaboration

Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s newly reformed gambling regulatory body, has signed a memorandum-of-understanding (MoU) with the Gibraltar Gambling Division (GGD), seeking to cooperate in matters of public policy and further forming common interests. The GGD is a strategic unit of Gibraltar’s Ministry of Commerce, which details guidance on governing the British overseas territory’s vital igaming sector. Moving forward, Spelinspektionen and the GGD will …

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Regulators unite to tackle video game skins and loot boxes

Global gambling regulators have joined forces in an attempt to address concerns over the “blurred lines between gambling and video games”. Also stressing issues regarding skins and loot boxes in such titles, fifteen gambling regulators from across Europe, in addition to the Washington State Gambling Commission, have signed an agreement to address the risks. A pledge to tackle “unlicensed third-party …

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Gibraltar Government appoints Andrew Lyman as Gambling Regulatory lead

The Government of Gibraltar has confirmed the appointment of Andrew Lyman as its new Executive Director & Head of Gambling. Lyman who currently serves as Director of Group Regulatory Affairs for William Hill Plc is expected to take over the executive role in January 2018, replacing current incumbent Philip Brear who will serve as an advisor to the government of …

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