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HelpWhere a licence is shown as active, this indicates that the licensee holds a licence that they are able to operate under.
HelpThis licence entitles you to provide facilities for betting from premises. This licence also permits the provision of betting facilities on tracks/courses. Find out more about types of betting licence.
HelpThis licence only authorises you to provide facilities for pool betting by means of terminals on licensed track premises, when the liability for bets placed via those terminals rests with the licensee who operates the track premises. Find out more about types of betting licence.
HelpThis licence entitles you to provide facilities for betting by means of a telephone or email, in circumstances where bets placed are manually processed (as opposed to the bet being automatically processed by computer software), or via terminals that are situated on a licensed betting premises (when the liability for bets placed on the terminals rests with that same operator). Find out more about types of betting licence.
HelpA status of active means that the operator is currently using this trading name.
If your search does not return results try using just a single word to search (for example instead of ‘Acorn and Horsetree Betting’ just search for ‘Acorn’).
Avoid words that could apply to lots of operators. For example limited, bookmakers, London or casino.
Searching with a licence number
If you have a licence number from an operator and want to locate the public register record you will need to do the following.
A licence number is usually in the following format 000-012345-N-987654-001. You need to search for the numbers in the first block of 6 digits, removing any leading zeros where they exist. So in this example search for the reference 12345