Cracking down on underage gambling with new age checks

Alastair Graham, CEO of AgeChecked, looks at how the egaming industry should respond to the Gambling Commission’s latest proposals

The Gambling Commission has just introduced plans to force all gambling companies to incorporate stricter age checks on their websites to protect children. The key issue in the Commission’s recent update is access to free-to-play games, which until now has been relatively unrestricted. According to the Gambling Commission itself, around 25,000 children have already developed…

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