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UKGC extends consultation on remote customer interaction

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has extended the deadline on its consultation regarding remote customer interaction.  Launched on 3 November, the consultation sought to gain a wide range of opinions from industry stakeholders on ‘stronger requirements for online operators to identify consumers who may be at risk of gambling harm, and the preventative actions they should take’. A UKGC statement …

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Two consultations launched on high prize machines and online credit card use

The Gambling Commission is inviting members of the public, gambling businesses and other stakeholders to provide their views on two key issues as part of its work to prevent gambling-related harms. The Commission is requesting views and data on the issue of gambling online with credit cards and, separately, on improving player control measures on all Category B gaming machines, …

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UKGC announces new public gaming machine consultation

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has invited industry stakeholders and members of the public to have their say in a new consultation about where gaming machines can be played.  The Commission considers that the current licence conditions and codes of practice and the accompanying guidance to licensing authorities are in need of revision in order to ensure that the following underlying …

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UK Government to review Horseracing Levy framework

The UK Government is set to launch a ten week consultation into the possible reform of the horseracing levy. UK sports minister Helen Grant, had asked the government to review the current framework of the levy, stating that it had been in need of a review and possible reform for some time. Grant commented “”Horseracing and betting have grown together …

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Consultation on betting shop planning changes launched

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has launched a technical consultation into proposed further planning reforms, outlining proposals for a wide range of changes aimed at simplifying and speeding up the planning process, although there are opposite repercussions for betting shops. The consultation is seeking views on the proposal to make a regulatory change to require a planning …

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