We now live firmly in an enforcement era for UK gambling, with fines from the Gambling Commission handed out almost monthly for a diverse range of misdemeanours.

Financial penalties also continue to rise inexorably, as does the volume of new regulations and compliance hurdles placed in front of the market’s many operators, online and land-based.

See below for GamblingCompliance’s insight into the unique range of regulatory pressures currently facing the UK gambling industry.

Insight & Analysis

Camelot has criticised a UK government decision to raise prize and sales limits for society lotteries, including the Health Lottery and People's Postcode Lottery, saying it could blur the distinction with the National Lottery and hurt returns to good causes.

UK betting shops may have to keep more than one member of staff on duty at all times as a duty of care to problem gamblers under plans...

UK ministers are set to ban the sale of lottery scratchcards and online games that give instant wins to under-18s, according to reports.

Data

GamblingCompliance Research Services (GCRS) report on the market size, market shares and projected growth of the UK online gambling market by product vertical.Based on official Gambling Commission and company-level data, GCRS estimates that overall UK remote net gaming revenue (NGR) grew 14.3...

GamblingCompliance Research Services (GCRS) report on the market size, market shares and projected growth of the UK online gambling market...