Tag Archives: UKGC

12BET scores Swansea City betting partnership

Having gained its  UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) operator license, Isle of Man and Philippines-based online sportsbook 12BET  has confirmed it has become the Official Betting Partner to Swansea City AFC for the 2016/2017  English Premier League season. The deal will see 12BET promoted throughout the Swansea City Liberty Stadium and the football clubs digital inventory. 12BET, have previously utilised football shirt sponsorship to …

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Nektan gains UKGC licence

Mobile igaming platform and content provider Nektan Plc has confirmed that it has successfully received approval for both a software and a gaming licence for the UK market from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). Since the new regulation was introduced in the UK in late 2014, Nektan had been operating under a Gibraltar continuation licence for UK facing gaming services. …

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David Clifton – Licensing Expert – The forthcoming national online self-exclusion scheme

The principle of self-exclusion is not new. If a person wants to refrain from gambling they can ask a gambling operator – whether land-based or online – to refuse to accept their custom. Before a customer completes a self-exclusion agreement, the significance and implications of their action should be explained to them, including the minimum exclusion duration of six months …

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Mansion gains UKGC operating licence

European igaming operator Mansion  Holdings Ltd, has been granted a Remote Gambling Software licence, by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). The licence issued from UKGC will enable Mansion to continue to serve and further strengthen its online casino customer base in the UK, currently spanning five casino brands; Casino.com; Club777.com, LesACasino.com; MansionCasino.com and SlotsHeaven.com. This also ensures that Mansion Group’s …

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666Bet customers given 24 May deadline for withdrawals

Customers of the beleaguered Metro Play Ltd, owner of the 666Bet brand, have been given until 24 May to make withdrawal requests from their account or risk losing their money altogether. A statement from the firm said: “We have made arrangements to enable our customers to withdraw outstanding balances from their accounts with www.metroplay.com and www.666bet.com. All withdrawal requests made …

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Cameron cabinet reshuffle sees John Whittingdale appointed as Culture Secretary

Following Prime Minister David Cameron second term cabinet reshuffle, John Whittingdale the current Chair of the House of Commons Culture , Media and Sports Committee has been appointed UK Culture Secretary replacing Sajid Javid.   Whittingdale who will take on the government’s media, cultural and sporting initiatives will work closely with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) on political concerns regarding …

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666Bet back up as Gambling Commission issues update

The Gambling Commission has issued  a statement containing information is for consumers and businesses who have transacted with Metro Play Limited trading as www.metroplay.com and www.666bet.com. What is the current situation on customer withdrawals from Metroplay and 666Bet? The Commission understands the current position to be: Metroplay casino customers:   Website is live. Facility available for customers to request withdrawals. Customer …

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666Bet notifies customers to open Skrill accounts for withdrawal payments

Following more than a month without being able to process its player withdrawals following its temporary license suspension by the UK Gambling Commission. Embattled sports betting operator 666Bet has issued a statement on its website instructing customers to open third party payment provider accounts with online wallet Skrill in order for the company to begin processing its payments The statement …

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UKGC responds to 666Bet customer withdrawal statement

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has responded to the statement made by temporarily suspended operator 666Bet regarding its  customer withdrawals of funds. 666Bet have claimed that the UKGC’s actions were misleading their customers, as its operations would need to have their website up and running in order to process customer payments. “While the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) have stated that …

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666Bet issues customer withdrawal statement

Temporarily suspended online betting operator 666Bet has issued a statement addressing its customer withdrawal issues. The operator who had been operationally suspended by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), wished to calm concerns regarding outstanding customer balances. This week a group of angry 666Bet customer filed a petition on campaign site Change.org demanding that the bookmaker to pay back outstanding customer …

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