Market Focus: United Kingdom

As the world’s largest regulated online gambling market, the UK is often held up as the gold standard of regulation but is all that glitters necessarily gold? EGR Compliance runs through the ins and outs of the legislation and explores the headwinds buffeting licensed operators with Richard Williams, partner at Keystone Law

The central piece of legislation underpinning the UK market is the 2005 Gambling Act, which replaced the 1968 Gaming Act. Initially, the 2005 Act applied to those persons or businesses which had a physical connection with Britain, however this was amended in 2014 from a ‘point of supply’ style regulatory regime to a ‘point of…

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