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UK Gambling Transactions Under Regulatory Scanners

The UKGC announced a ban on gambling businesses that allow punters to use credit cards for gambling. 24 million adults in the UK gamble and 10.5 million of them prefer online gambling, of whom 800,000 use cards. 22% of online gamblers who prefer credit card for the gambling are problem gambers.
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The Most Played Casino Games in the UK: New Data Made Public

The Gambling Act of 2005 regulated the industry and allowed the Gabbling Commission to be born. UK gambling is flourishing for both land-based and remote sectors. The games themselves have gathered many enthusiasts and continue to rise in popularity.
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In Touch Games Fined £6.1 Million by UK Gambling Commission

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Gambling Commission approves Allwyn’s acquisition of Camelot UK Wednesday 25 January 2023 - 8:02 am The Great Britain Gambling Commission has given approval for Allwyn to proceed with its planned acquisition of Camelot UK Lotteries. In October la...

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In Touch Games fined £6.1m for social responsibility and AML failures Friday 27 January 2023 - 8:35 am The Great Britain Gambling Commission has fined igaming operator In Touch Games (ITG) £6.1m (€6.9m/$7.5m) for a series of social responsibility ...

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The Great Britain Gambling Commission has fined igaming operator In Touch Games (ITG) £6.1m (€6.9m/$7.5m) for a series of social responsibility ...
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Online slot machines worth more to gambling firms than sport betting

Gambling firms made over £14 billion from punters last year. The industry's gross gambling yield (GGY) rose by 11%. For the third year in a row, the lion's share of the GGY came from online gambling. Remote football betting had a GGy of £1.09 billion, while online betting on things like sport, politics and TV had £2.36 billion. 599 people were referred to the NHS’s specialist gambling clinics between April and September this year, compared to 421 people in the same period last years.
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Changes in the gambling landscape

Today approximately 15 million people gamble in Great Britain. The Government's Participation Survey 2021 to 2022 annual report shows that around the same number of people visit museums and galleries in person every year. The gambling sector is not a uniform sector. It comprises a diverse range of products used by a wide range. People play on different products, for different experiences. There are risks and trends driven by the nature of gambling products.
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British gross gambling yield down 4% in Q2 of 2022-23

The Gambling Commission has published the data for the second quarter of the 2022-23 financial year. The data shows declines in almost all areas of market. Online GGY for this segment was down 6% to £452m. Slots, other gaming including casino fell 5%, poker and esports betting Ggy also fell. OTC GGy fell 15% and self-service betting terminals 3%.
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Latest Gambling Commission figures show 4% decline in online total GGY

Gambling Commission has released the latest figures on gambling behaviour in Great Britain. Online total Gross Gambling Yield (GGY) in Q2 was £1.2bn ($1,44bn), a 4% decline from Q1 and the number of bets and spins decreased by 1%. Slots GGY declined by 3% from Q 1 to Q 2 to £548m, with the numbers of spins decreasing by 2%. The average monthly active accounts declined 4%.
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Online shift the big change in gambling landscape but retail betting recovering

Gambling Commission says retail gambling is showing signs of recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of betting shops in Britain has fallen by 20% in the last two years. Gross gambling yield (GGY) was £14.1 billion between April 2021 and March 2018. Online betting, bingo and casino sector was worth £6.4 billion. Football and horseracing were the biggest spenders, followed by horsing. In-person participation in gambling increased in September 2022 compared to September 2021.
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GB gross gambling yield recovers to almost £10bn in 2021/22

The figures were supplied through industry research from the Gambling Commission. The total is 0.8% below the 2019/20 numbers, which mostly occurred pre-pandemic. Since Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in 2021, the number of bettors in the sector has fallen. However, there are signs of a return to gambling amongst younger age groups and males gambling in retail.
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UKGC Studied the Changes in the Gambling Landscape

The UK Gambling Commission has published its latest statistics concerning the state of the gambling industry. The data shows that the retail sector is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic but the online vertical continues to be more popular.
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Why Casinos are Becoming One of the Main Leisure Activities/Hobbies in the UK

Leisure time is important to people in the UK and around the world. People choose their hobbies depending on their lifestyle, where they live and their social circle. Some people choose fishing, others clay pigeon shooting, while others choose rock climbing. TV watching and streaming are still popular free time activities enjoyed by people of all ages.
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The Key Marketing Strategies Employed by Online Casinos

The UK online casino industry is one of the most vibrant in the world. Almost a quarter of adults aged between 25 and 64 enjoy playing online. Online casinos contribute a share of £6.9 million GGY according to the Gambling Commission for the 2020/21 financial year.
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Gambling revenues: Europe on the road to recovery?

Flutter Entertainment, Entain, 888 Holdings, LeoVegas, NeoGames and Table Trac all published either Q2 or H1 2022 results last week. The results have not all been favourable, with many companies continuing to fight against the implications caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, while others have struggled for various other reasons.
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How might the cost of living crisis affect the UK gambling industry?

In April 2022, inflation reached the highest level on record. It is expected to peak at almost 9% by Q4 2022. Soaring energy prices have seen domestic gas prices rise by over 94% and domestic energy up by 54%. This, coupled with increased demand for consumer goods and supply chain bottlenecks, is causing problems for households in the UK.
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Gambling White Paper Could Be Delayed Due to Prime Minister’s Resignation

The Gambling Act Review is with No 10 waiting for final approval. Boris Johnson has resigned and it could be further delayed. Chris Philp, the MP in charge of the G gambling act review resigned this week. The new Conservative leader could take until October. Gambler businesses are annoyed if the white paper is delayed further. 888 Group reduced the price of its acquisition of William Hill by £250m.
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Why is online bingo TV advertising allowed during the daytime?

Bingo and lottery ads are allowed to air on UK TV during the daytime. Sports betting, casinos and poker rooms were prohibited from advertising on TV until 2007. In 2007, the then-new Gambling Act allowed all gambling operators to run TV adverts. According to Ofcom research, this caused a 600% increase in ads between 2007 and 2013.
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The Boom and Fall of Lockdown Gambling in the UK

The global pandemic that struck at the beginning of 2020 forced people to stay at home. Many entertainment venues closed their doors and some platforms offered alternatives for people stuck at their homes. One of the most prominent industries that saw a boom was online gambling. Now that the pandemics have passed, the industry has crashed.
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U.S. gambling fires ahead, but inflation concerns crimp U.K.

The U.S. gambling industry continues to grow despite uncertainty over the economy. The U.,K. has started to see a slow down as inflation concerns gain pace. Covid shut down casinos but caused a spike in their online businesses.
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GambleAware Publishes List of Annual Donations for 2021-2022

GambleAware has published details of donations for the 12 months ending 31 March 2022. The total for voluntary donations from the gambling industry is £34.7 million. Leading operators are responsible for donating 89% of the total donations. GambleAaware is calling for a mandatory levy on the industry. . It would fund treatment, prevention, and research of gambling harms. This would be effective in a matter of months.
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Calls for mandatory levy resurface as industry clamps down on gambling harms and cost of living crunch

GambleAware wants a mandatory one per cent levy on post-winnings earnings from operators as part of gambling reform. The charity estimates that £140m could be raised from this tax. Clean Up Gambling director Matt Zarb-Cousin thinks the proposal is long overdue. He also wants an independent and expert statutory levy board to administer and allocate the funds.
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UK GGY down 6% according to Gambling Commission data

UK GGY down 6% according to Gambling Commission data. UK's gross gaming yield (GGY) was down for Q3 of the 2021/2022 financial year. GGC generated £1.2bn GYD for the three months ended 31 December 2021. Online GY amounted to £421m for December. Between Q2 and Q 3, total bets/spins experienced a 4% increase. Slots GGy rose 1% to $568m between Q 2 and 3. Average playtime increased 8% and the number of slots sessions lasting longer than an hour increased.
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GambleAware Publishes List of Donations and Pledges it Received During First Three Quarters of Financial Year 2021-22

GambleAware received £16 million between 1 April 2021 and 31 December 2021. The money was given in the form of voluntary donations from the gambling industry. It includes increased contribution levels from leading operators. All funds donated go towards the charity’s four commissioning objectives. The charity is currently delivering more than 40 workstreams of work against each of the objectives and is working on the National Gambling Treatment Service, Annual Treatment and Support Survey and Gabbling Education Hubs.
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Can Live Casino Games Transform the Geordie Gambling Market?

Newcastle has three casinos, but the majority of its gambling premises involve slot rooms, bingo halls, and other small venues. The UK’s gross gaming yield (GGY) was £5.89 million in 2020. Live casinos are streaming classic games to websites and streaming them is far from new.
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Bragg’s ORYX Gaming Content Launches with 888 in the UK

ORYX Gaming has launched its content in the UK for the first time. Bragg's company received a supplier licence in UK last month. Online casino games generate £4.0bn (approx. US $5.4bn) in GGY. The Gross Gambling Yield for online sector in last fiscal year was £6.9bn.
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UK Online & Casino Revenue Reported Healthy Even with Current Pandemic Conditions

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the gambling industry. In 2020, the gross gambling yield in Great Britain was 5.89 billion British pounds, down from the previous year's GGY of 14.12 billion pounds. The decline can be attributed to the closure of brick-and-mortar establishments and the pausing of major sports leagues. According to Statista, more people in the UK searched online for the term "casino" in May 2020 than at any other time on record. In 2021, 32.8 percent of adults between the ages of 45 to 54 stated that they took part in some form of online gambling.
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Where Do People Gamble the Most?

There are 4.2 billion people who gamble at least once per year. Australia is a country with the most gamblers. Australians wagered above $916 per capita in 2014. They love playing games of luck and slot machines. Many countries have banned gambling. The most popular gambling place is in Australia.
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Bet365 leads GambleAware donations in H1 as total pledges reach £10.6m

Bet365 donated the most to GambleAware in the first half of 2020. Entain donated second most with £2.0m. William Hill was the only other operator to donate a seven-figure sum. Platinum Gaming, Unibet, Playtech, Videoslots and Zecure Gaming also made donations. Gamble aware asks all businesses that profit from gambling in Britain to give at least 0.1% of their annual gross gambling yield.
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Bet365 leads GambleAware donations in H1 as total pledges reach £10.6m
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The Huge Growth of Mobile Games

Mobile games have become hugely popular. The highest gambling revenue is generated by slot machines. In Italy, the GGR or Gross Gaming Revenue in 2020 was the highest for amusement with prize (AWP) slot machine. Finns spend more than 2 billion Euros annually on gambling. UK residents love their horse racing, but slot games generate more revenue. The European Business Review reports that slot gaming generates £14.26 billion GGY. It is a high revenue generating sector. All of us are nowadays almost always on our phones. Getting access to all the online mobile-based pokies is the top priority.
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Recap Of UK Gambling Regulations For 2021

The number of active accounts in April grew by 4%, while the GGY rose by 3%. The UK Gambling Commission introduced stricter requirements to ensure higher levels of player protection. The pandemic-associated restrictions have started to ease down in the UK, but UK-licensed gambling companies still must adhere to the new requirements.
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The growth of the UK gambling market

Gambling has been an important part of UK culture for hundreds of years. Today's gambling industry is innovative, competitive and fragmented.
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Is Bingo Becoming Trendy Again?

Is Bingo Becoming Trendy Again? iGaming market in the UK is both large and diverse. Slots account for more than two-thirds of the online gaming GGY. There is also strong demand for table games, poker and even virtual bingo.
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UKGC Data Shows British Gambling Participation Falls in June

UKGC data shows British Gambling participation fell in June. Online gambling activity in the online market slowed down in that period. The number of active players increased by 4%. Slots GGY decreased 14% to £181m during the period from May to June, and the average session length decreased to 19.3 minutes. The UKGC expects operators to be vigilant as consumers are impacted by the circumstances. Some people will still feel vulnerable due to the length of the pandemic period and uncertainty about their personal or financial circumstances, which could be challenging for operators.
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UKGC Data Shows British Gambling Participation Falls in June
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Gambling Commission reports decline in online market activity for June

Gambling Commission reports decline in online market activity for June 2021. Gross gambling yield (GGY) decreased by 7%, with total bets decreasing by 10%. Slots GGY decreased 14%, while the number of spins decreased 10%, and the average session length decreased to 19.3 minutes. Active players for the month increased by 4%. The commission reiterated its advice to operators regarding player protection.
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Slotegrator's new report analyzes options for Australian investors to enter the iGaming industry

Slotegrator's report analyzes options for Australian investors to enter the iGaming industry. The rate of gambling participation in Australia is one of the highest in the world. Most forms of online gambling are widely available to Australian players, except for online gaming. Emerging markets offer great opportunities for offshore casino and sports betting businesses.
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The Key Online Casino Trends for 2021

The iGaming marketplace is lucrative and fast-growing in Ireland and the UK. Up to €10,000-a-minute is spent in Irish casinos and 10.5 million Brits bet online in the British market each month. Online casino gameplay accounts for more than 50% of the total GGY in UK and Ireland.
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Could Online Casinos Team Up With Esports?

Ten years ago, the online casino industry was a small fry. Now it has transformed its fortunes and is at the forefront of technological advancement. What else can the industry do to stay relevant and stay ahead of the curve?
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Entain Is a Top Donator for GambleAware in Q1, 2021

UK's responsible gambling charity, GambleAware, published details regarding donations and pledges received from businesses deriving income from gambling in Britain. The charity received $3.2 million in donations for the three months ending June 30, 2021. Biggest donation was $2.7 million from Entain, one of the largest global sports betting and gaming companies.
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Entain’s £2m contribution makes up majority of Q1 GambleAware donations

Entain donated £2.0m to the charity in Q1. Videoslots donated the most to GambleAware. Broadway Gaming and Apricot Investments donated more than £30k each. BetVictor donated over £65k and Mansion Group Holdings £5k. In the 12 months ended 31 March donations increased 80% to £19.5m. Flutter and Entain pledged to donate £100m for problem gamblers by the end of 2023.
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UK Online Gambling Yield Declines in May

The UK Gambling Commission has published data showing how the Covid-19 lockdown measures have impacted online gambling behaviour in Great Britain. The active accounts and gross gambling yield (GGY) decreased 14% and 5% respectively in May. Slots GGY increased to £211m during the period from April to May, the number of spins increased 2% and active players decreased 5%. The average session length increased from 20.7 minutes to 20:7.
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Customer Activity on Online Gambling Market Declines in May 2021, UKGC Says

The UK Gambling Commission has released data about the impact of the evolving coronavirus lockdown measures on British customers' gambling behaviour. The data covers both retail and online gambling operator data. In May, the gross gambling yield and the number of active accounts fell by 5% and 14%, respectively, while the total bets remained at the same level.
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Latest Gambling Regulations in the UK

The UK is one of the most developed and flourishing gambling industries. The Government announced its intentions to review the gambling-related laws to ensure that they correspond to the digital age. The UK has the strictest rules when it comes to land-based and virtual gambling.
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Pennsylvania Online Casino Revenue Hits Record High in May

There are more than 20 states in the US that have legalised sports betting since PAPSA was struck down in May, 2018. New Jersey broke the national sports betting record for five consecutive months from August and generated $996.3 million in December alone. Pennsylvania recorded similar growth through 2020.
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How Mobile Apps Revolutionized The Gambling Industry

On June 29th, 2005, Steve Jobs unveiled the world's first iPhone. The gambling industry has used smartphone capability to stunning effect in the past decade. Between 2007 and 2014 the GGY in UK had crept up by around £2 billion. In the three years after 2014 that figure grew by over £3 billion thanks to mobile gambling.
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Buzz Bingo and Wazdan Partnership for the UK

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UK Gambling Commission reports ‘significant growth’ in online market

The online gaming market has experienced significant growth, according to the new report by the UK Gambling Commission. The report emphasised that the main driver for the increase was due to real even betting, which saw 53% growth in GGY. The commission wrote to operators to remind them of the guidance that was issued in May to online operators. It included the need for improved affordability checks, the prevention of reverse withdrawals and restrictions on bonus offers.
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Online gambling yield falls in November during second UK lockdown

The second COVID-19 lockdown in November had a limited impact on online gambling behaviour. Online gross gambling yield fell by 3% month-on-month to £471.5m. Sports betting continued to be the largest vertical by GGY, with the number of bets placed climbing.
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GambleAware receives £4.5m in donations between April and December 2020

GambleAware received £4.5m in donations from the gambling industry between April and December 2020. Flutter Entertainment made the biggest donation of £874,000. Bet365 donated £763,00 and Gamesys £450, 000. Petfre (Gibraltar Limited) made three donations totalling more than £102, and Casumo twice with funds of more £43,500.
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GambleAware receives £4.5m in donations between April and December 2020