The UK Gambling Commission have brought in new rules for customer verification from May this year. This means that all UK operators are required to verify their customers' identity before they are allowed to access any betting or gaming services. If a customer fails to pass automatic checks, they are required to manually confirm their ID and address, and this process affects the user journey.
Over the past few years, the Gambling Commission (UKGC) has taken a much firmer stance on online gambling in the UK. This has led to high-profile fines being issued to some of the industry’s top.
The legal minimum age for gambling in the UK is 18, with the exception of the National Lottery and scratch cards which you have to be 16 to take part in. There is evidence, however, that underage children are playing the game and making bets. In August, Parent Zone made a submission to House of Lords Select Committee, Children and the Internet.Beginning May 7, all the affected operators should not allow any player to make deposits and play betting games without completing the verification process.The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will assess its licensee data and information requirements, after confirming the launch of its new industry stakeholder consultation. The new consultation aims to evaluate operator data requirements and reporting procedures adhering to conditions established by the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP). In addition, the consultation.
Age-Verification will be in place from the winter of 2018: To access online pornography, individuals must demonstrate that they are 18 or above. This does not mean that personal identification is required, but just proof of age. All online pornography accessed from the UK will be required to carry AV, including content hosted abroad as well.Read More
The Gambling Commission’s latest bout of toughening up with regard to the regulations surrounding the UK online gambling market came at the start of February with the publication of the latest rules on age-verification processes. Formulated after an open consultation, the Commission says that by ending the 72-hour limit on the verification of.Read More
This new gambling authority would be tasked with regulating the entire sector (in a manner similar in principle to the role of the Gambling Commission in the UK). This move to establish a regulatory authority is in tandem with the recommendations of the Inter-Departmental Working Group on the Future Licensing and Regulation of Gambling. The new gambling regulatory authority would sit under the.Read More
How UK gaming operators can use the new age verification rules to redefine customer experience. Published: Wednesday April 17, 2019. Blog post by Alex Lafferty, Gaming Director, GBG. Full opinion piece originally published by EGR Global. There’s no doubt that the upcoming changes to the UK Gambling Commission’s license conditions and code of practice (LCCP), will have a significant impact.Read More
Verification Policy. Casino play at Casino Rewards is available only to persons older than 18 years of age. Anyone using the casino software who is found to be under the age of 18 will have all game play voided and any winnings forfeited. As underage gambling is an offence, Casino Rewards may also report any instances of underage gambling to relevant authorities. By registering an Account with.Read More
Safety and security are paramount in the online casino world and it’s the UK Gambling Commission’s job to ensure all active sites in the UK comply with this ethos. Thanks to a 2014 legal change in the way the iGaming industry is regulated, all online casinos, bingo sites and betting sites active in the UK are now required to obtain a national licence.Read More
In late 2019, the Gambling Commission released details of test purchases conducted in 170 pubs in England and Wales. The results showed 84% of the premises were failing to prevent under 18-year-olds from playing Category C gaming machines (it is illegal to allow anyone under the age of 18 to play Category C machines even if they are accompanied by an adult).Read More
Gambling Commission; Public hub; Public register; Find operating licence holders. We publish details of the gambling businesses that have a licence and applicants for a licence. You can search for details of gambling businesses whose licences have been granted and those that have applied. Whilst an application is pending we give applicants the opportunity to ask for confidentiality if there.Read More
Vivaro Ltd is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission for provision of services to the United Kingdom under the Remote Operating License Number: 000-044662-R-324273. Under 18s are strictly forbidden from gambling on this website.Read More
The Gambling Commission has announced new rules that strengthen the requirements for online gambling operators to verify the age and identity of their customers, with these changes taking effect from 7th May 2019. The new rules will ensure operators verify customers’ age and identity details faster, preventing underage gambling and protect vulnerable players.Read More