Gambling Commission

Gambling Commission has a separate website

Apply to the Gambling Commission for a personal gambling licence or a gambling operating licence if you run or manage a gambling business.

The Gambling Commission regulates arcades, betting, bingo, casinos, gaming machine providers, gambling software providers, lottery operators, external lottery managers and remote gambling (online and by phone) that use British-based equipment.

Gambling Commission is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.


Research and statistics

  1. British gambling prevalence survey 2010
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Consultation on Society Lottery Reform
  2. Proposals for Gambling Commission Fees from April 2017
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