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UK Gambling Commission enforcement: A step too far?

Andrew Tait, partner at gaming law firm Gordon Dadds, discusses whether the Gambling Commissions approach to enforcement might actually be exceeding its mandate as the UK’s gambling regulator?

The UK Gambling Commission’s stance on regulatory enforcement since 2015 has significantly changed from one relying on the letter of the law to one focused on the spirit of the law. The Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP) have evolved to enshrine this change, with the emphasis now on operators to apply the licensing…

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