FOBTs £2 Stake Limit Now In Place
Apr 02, 2019
FOBTs £2 Stake Limit Now In Place

From April 1, the maximum amount that you can stake on a FOBT in the UK is £2, down from £100 which was the previous limit. The Argentinian province of Buenos Aires has just legalised online gambling.

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ASA Bans Adverts That Were Accessible By Children
Apr 09, 2019
ASA Bans Adverts That Were Accessible By Children

The Advertising Standards Agency found that multiple gambling ads were accessible by children and now these ads are banned. The ASA will expand on this and do further checks in the upcoming period.

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Operators Pledge To Increase Their Financial Contribution
Jun 21, 2019
Operators Pledge To Increase Their Financial Contribution

UK operators pledge to increase the amount they pay as voluntary levy to fund problem gambling.

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Betting Shops Closure, Operators Blame FOBTs Reform
Jul 05, 2019
Betting Shops Closure, Operators Blame FOBTs Reform

Leading UK betting operators announced that they are going to close a total of 2,100 shops and lay off 12,500 of staff. Ladbrokes will close 900 shops, whereas William Hill is going will cut down the number of shops by 700.

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Another Casino Fined By The UK Gambling Commission
Jul 12, 2019
Another Casino Fined By The UK Gambling Commission

The UKGC has just fined another operator, this time it was Casino 36 and the amount that this operator had to pay was £300,000.

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William Hill Lost Almost £64M Due To FOBTs Limit Decrease
Aug 11, 2019
William Hill Lost Almost £64M Due To FOBTs Limit Decrease

The limit that the UK Government put on the amount that players are allowed to wager on a FOBT in a minute, has had an impact on the operators’ profit.

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Leo Vegas Launching New Support Chat Line
Aug 14, 2019
Leo Vegas Launching New Support Chat Line

The UKGC has been putting pressure on gambling operators to contribute more towards dealing with problem gambling and some operators have been handed pretty hefty fines. Now, Leo Vegas has launched a new support chat line aimed at helping gamblers who feel they might have a problem.

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Football Index Sanctioned By The ASA
Aug 22, 2019
Football Index Sanctioned By The ASA

A number of providers have been sanctioned by the UK authorities for failing to act in accordance with industry standards and regulations. This time, it was Football Index that was on the receiving end.

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