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Great Britain: Gamblers at risk of addiction should be protected with Gamstop

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Die Spielersicherheit steht in jedem Land an erster Stelle. Deshalb gibt es viele Ideen, wie suchtgefährdete Spieler geschützt werden können. In Großbritannien wurde nun eine weitere Idee entwickelt, die vor Spielsucht schützen soll. Entwickelt wurde diese Idee gemeinsam vom britischen Glücksspielverband und Gamstop. Der britische Glücksspielverband BGC arbeitet mit Gamstop zusammen, um an Spielsucht gefährdete… (read more)

UKGC fines Genesis Global millions

Der Londoner Palast im Morgengrauen.

Die britische Aufsichtsbehörde ist bekannt dafür, dass sie streng vorgeht und auch sehr hohe Geldstrafen ausspricht. Im aktuellen Fall trifft es Genesis Global Limited, die sich nun mit einer Geldstrafe in Höhe von 3,8 Millionen britischen Pfund konfrontiert sehen. Der Grund: Dieser Glücksspielanbieter soll gegen mehrere Regeln verstoßen haben. Auch in Deutschland sind Internet Casinos… (read more)

Flutter increases security, especially when it comes to youth protection

London bei Nacht mit beleuchtetem Big Ben.

Great Britain is one of the countries which acts particularly strictly in the field of gambling. For this reason, the government already promised two years ago to revise the gambling law. First and foremost, it was about one point that is important to all countries: player safety. Despite the promise of the overhaul, Flutter is already responding and making changes… (read more)

Year in Review: UKGC outlawed more than usual in 2021

Ein Gerichts-Holzhammer liegt neben einem hölzernen Euro.

2021 seems to have been the year of competitions: which gaming regulator has handed out the most penalties? According to a new report, the UKGC has handed out significantly more penalties this year than last year. But the Swedish gambling supervisory authority has also punished a relatively large number of violations. The UKGC has more than 30 million euros in fines in 2021… (read more)

Online Casino Sky Vegas is courting problem gamblers

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Was ist der besondere Reiz eines Online Casinos? Nicht nur die Tatsache, dass jeder Spieler zu jeder Zeit und an jedem Ort spielen kann. Besonders die Boni und Promotions werden von den Spielern gerne angenommen, da sie die Spielzeit erhöhen. Allerdings müssen die Online Glücksspielanbieter hierbei einige Vorschriften beachten. Sky Vegas hat sich beispielsweise nicht… (read more)

Great Britain: But no betting limit

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Gambling is experiencing one in Great Britain Reform. Originally it was planned to introduce a betting limit. After all, one already exists in most other EU countries. But as it looks at the moment, the UKGC does not want to plan a betting limit. We would like to explain why this is and what measures are planned instead. According to a survey... (read more)

Football Index has to pay out players

Zwei Beine und Fußball. Im Hintergrund weitere Fußballspieler, die verschwommen sind.

In March of this year, a message went through as a complete surprise the media: Football Index has filed for bankruptcy. The company had tried to prevent this with a number of measures. Unfortunately, this idea did not lead to success. Now another message comes as a surprise: Football Index has to reimburse some losses. After filing for bankruptcy, Football Index must… (read more)

Great Britain: In touch games is penalized by the gambling authority

Dollar-Banknoten liegen am Rand eines geöffneten Laptops.

It's coming Lately it has happened more often that a gambling authority punishes a provider. It is currently affecting the provider In Touch, who has now received a penalty from the British Gaming Authority. After all, this company has to pay 3.4 million GBP. Nevertheless, In Touch can count itself lucky: It keeps the license and in the history of the UKGC there was… (read more)

Great Britain: BGC and UKGC warn from dangers during lockdowns

Sicht auf Londoner Parlament.

Although the first lockdown hit most countries hard, most European countries are again in lockdown. And as in the spring of this year, many companies will now have to reckon with high sales losses. This also affects local casinos and gaming venues. For this reason, online casinos are experiencing an upswing. Both the… (read more)

Great Britain: Facebook members can choose advertising content themselves

Handy mit geöffnetem Facebook-Account und Schriftzug Sozial Media.

Both online advertising and TV advertising are different from each country judged. What is new is that the British supervisory authority is working with Facebook. Thanks to this cooperation, Facebook members should be able to decide for themselves what advertising content they receive. Facebook is working with the British supervisory authority and has defined a concept for Facebook users: This… (read more)

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