Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: Consultation

Westminster City Council considers Leicester Square casino

Leicester Square Casino plans
A new £100m casino could be built next to Leicester Square in London. Westminster City Council is considering building a high-rise mixed use development, including a casino, on one corner of the famous square.

Should the Commission receive more funding to fight the black market it’s allowed to propagate?

Gambling Commission offices DCMS consultation
Separate to the ongoing Gambling Act Review, the DCMS wants your view on whether the Gambling Commission should be allowed to increase annual license fees to combat a growing black market - a fire that has been fuelled and fanned by over-regulation and captious attitudes towards the industry.

Gambling Commission tests the waters for licensee fee increases

Gambling Commission logo wall licence fee
The Gambling Commission has floated for consultation proposals which would see the regulator substantially increase its annual license fees for online gambling operators

UKGC pushes back consultation deadline on affordability checks

Affordability checks
Affordability is going to be a key issue in the gambling review, not just from the industry which sees it as a giant leap outside of the regulatory remit, but also broader afield where many are arguing that wealth checks impose a serious over-reach of state intervention into personal lives

Former Pleasure Island site earmarked for new £57m development

Pleasure Island site redevelopment
The former site of Pleasure Island has been chosen for a new multi-million tourism and leisure development, with local businesses welcoming renewed..

Gambling Commission mulls over long-term clampdown on online slots

online slots gambling commission consultation
Behind the word consultation, the Gambling Commission is snarling, and online slots design is the primary target. Unveiling its request for submissions on the subject, the notice triggered concerns across the broader industry.

Commission opens new credit card consultation

Gambling Commission credit cards
Following the February call for evidence on the issue of gambling online with credit cards, the Gambling Commission is to launch a 12-week consultation on..

Senet Group responds to UK Gambling Commission consultation on new National Responsible Gambling Strategy

Senet Group, UK Gambling Commission, consultation, National Responsible Gambling Strategy
Senet Group, the UK responsible gambling body, today publishes its response to the UK Gambling Commission’s consultation on the new National Responsible Gambling Strategy, that will come into force from April 2019.  The three-year national strategy, which will focus on reducing gambling harms, will require the collective effort of a wide range of stakeholders, in particular gambling operators and...

Consultation begins on new responsible gambling strategy

Gambling Commission, consultation, responsible gambling strategy
The Gambling Commission has launched a consultation period ahead of the implementation of its new approach to harm prevention - alongside calls for it to engage operators beyond “grudging acquiescence”. The Gambling Commission is welcoming a period of public discourse on a proposed new national strategy aiming to reduce gambling harm. The regulator released details as to the vision of its...

BBPA welcomes money laundering consultation

Coinslot Media Watch Pub consultation
The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed the result of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 consultation   The findings of the consultation stipulate that only holders of casino operating licences will be subject to the requirements under the new regulations. Had pubs been asked to comply with additional regulation, this would have presented a significant additional cost burden. In its...