UKGC News

UKGC news โ€“ updates from the United Kingdom Gambling Commission that are worth knowing.

In this section of our casino news, you can keep up to date on all the latest news and trends from the UKGC. You’ll find information about new casino regulations, rules, publications and more. We only write about news that are relevant for our players โ€“ to keep you informed without being overwhelmed.

If you have any questions related to the UKGC or believe we should cover a specific topic, please contact us. We are here to help explain the difficult topics!

UK Gambling During Lockdown
UK Casino News 22-09-2020

UK Gambling During Lockdown: New Data from the UKGC

The United Kingdom Gambling Commission has published new data showing the impact Covid-19 has had on gambling. This new data looks specifically at how the lockdown-easing affected online gambling this summer. Background of the new data Back in April, when we looked at how the Coronavirus had affected UK gambling so far, we had no […]

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ban on credit card loophole
UK Casino News 08-06-2020

Ban on Credit Card Loophole Discovered

On April 14th 2020, a ban on credit cards as payment method on online casinos was put in place by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission. But in June 2020, a loophole in the system was explained on BBCs Radio 4 Money Box. With this credit card loophole, many online casinos still allow players to deposit […]

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UK Casino Statistics
UK Casino News 03-06-2020

UK Gambling in Numbers โ€“ Latest Casino Statistics and Infographics

Twice a year โ€“ in May and November โ€“ the UKGC publish the latest information on the sectors it regulates. In this news article, we take a look at the most interesting casino statistics and also explain them in some easy-to-read (and share) infographics. The Latest Numbers from UKGC On May 28th 2020, the United […]

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Kabono News: UKGC Measures
UK Casino News 13-05-2020

New and Tighter Measures from UKGC During Coronavirus Lockdown

The UK Gambling Commission has issued new guidelines to betting firms with tighter measures during the COVID-19 lockdown. The guidelines published on May 12th are put in place to ensure that casino players are protected from problem gambling. The new guidelines are issued for the COVID-19 outbreak specifically. The additional guidelines are put in place […]

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Several casino operators fined by UK Gambling Commission
UK Casino News 07-05-2020

Several casino operators fined by UK Gambling Commission

The UK Gambling Commission has issued several warnings and fines to operators over issues with third-party websites and failure to protect problem gamblers. Many casino operators have been warned that they can face regulatory action. Some operators have already been fined big sums so far this year. FSB Technology fined ยฃ600,000 by the UK Gambling […]

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Ban on Credit Card as Payment Method on UK Casinos Officially in Effect
UK Casino News 21-04-2020

Ban on Credit Cards in UK Casinos Officially in Effect

On April 14th, 2020, the Gambling Commissionโ€™s ban on credit cards as payment methods for online gambling went into effect. It is with this not possible for UK players to use credit cards such as Mastercard as their means of depositing and withdrawing money anymore.  The ban was first announced back in January. The Gambling […]

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