£1.32 Million Fine for LeoVegas says Gambling Commission

It might pale in significance to other heftier fines that the Gambling Commission has handed out in recent years, but the £1.32 million hit to Leo Vegas’s balance sheet will be an expensive reminder for them nevertheless. It’s a good chunk out of their £8.3 million operating profit for the first quarter of the year,…

Jumpman Gaming and Progress Pay Fined by UKGC

Two of the big names in online casino have come under the cosh of the UKGC this week and fines worth a combined £657,000 have been issued. These weren’t the most flagrant of license breaches it should be said, but the fact that the commission came down hard on both companies shows their drive to…

Problem Gambling Drops Again in the UK

Despite all the noise about a problem gambling crisis in this country, the statistics are painting a very different picture. For the second time since February, the number of people classified as problem gamblers has dropped significantly. However, all is not as it seems, because the number of people using black market gambling sites is…

Camelot Fined £3.5 Million & Lose National Lottery Licence

As bad weeks go, the long time National Lottery steward, Camelot, have had a corker. Not only did they lose their bid to continue running the much loved lottery competition, but they were also smacked with a fine from the UKGC for failings. This is a really big deal because Camelot have been running the…

BetVictor’s Parent Company BV Gaming Ltd Fined £2million

As one of the more established and well respected online gambling companies in the UK, it is disappointing to see BV Gaming needing to be reprimanded by the UKGC. You might know them better as BetVictor, but they also hold the license for Parimatch and Heart Bingo. But reprimanded they have certainly been, to the…

UKGC Targets Illegal Lotteries on Facebook

Most casino players know that there are black market sites in operation out there. Unlicensed and unregulated operators who play by their own rules and can basically do whatever they want. These websites should not be operating, and do not provide a safe environment for players to play in, leaving them open to being ripped…