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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 manage lotteries on behalf of a non-commercial society or local authority. The external lottery manager should not be a member, officer or contracted employee of the society or local authority for whom they are managing lotteries. Find out more about licences for lotteries.
HelpThis licence entitles you to manufacture, supply, install and adapt gambling software. This includes, for example, software for a hand-held terminal that facilitates the playing of bingo games or software for an automated roulette machine as well as software for online gambling. Find out more about licences for gambling software.
HelpThis licence entitles you to make gaming machines available for use in an adult gaming centre (premises to which only persons aged 18 or over have access). Find out more about licence for arcades.
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 the playing of bingo by remote communication (for example by internet or mobile phone). Find out more about licences for remote gambling.
HelpThis licence entitles you to provide facilities for the playing of casino games and/or participation in other virtual gaming by remote communication (for example roulette, blackjack, poker, reel games). Find out more about licences for remote gambling.
HelpThis licence entitles you to manufacture, supply, install and adapt gambling software for electronic devices or websites. It allows such activities to be done by remote means (for example sending software updates online via file transfer protocol). Find out more about licences for gambling software businesses.
HelpThis licence entitles you to manufacture, supply, install and adapt software for a gaming machine, by means of remote communication (for example file transfer protocol). Find out more about types of gaming machine licence.
HelpThis licence entitles you to provide facilities for betting only on virtual events, races or processes by means of remote communication (for example betting on the outcome of a virtual greyhound race, virtual horse race, a virtual football game or virtual penalty shoot-out). Find out more about types of betting licence.
The Commission carried out an investigation into the Ladbrokes Coral Group (now owned by GVC) which identified that Ladbrokes and Coral had failed to put into place effective safeguards to prevent customers suffering gambling harm and against money laundering.
The investigation found:
Continual breaches of Licence condition 12.1 to comply with Money Laundering Regulations 2007
Continual breaches of social responsibility code provision 3.4.1 (customer interaction)
In line with our Statement of principles for licensing and
regulation, the Ladbrokes Coral Group has agreed to a regulatory settlement
A payment in lieu of financial penalty of £4.8m which will go to the National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms
A divestment of £1.1m where it has been found, or could reasonably be suspected to be, Proceeds of Crime
GVC engaging an external UK firm of solicitors to review five further customer accounts identified by the Commission and will divest itself of any GGY as directed
GVC will employ an external UK firm of solicitors to undertake the
following within a reasonable time and report findings to the Commission:
Agreement to the publication of a statement of the facts in relation to the case
Payment towards our investigative costs
For more information, please see the Commission’s public statement which can be found on our website.
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HelpA status of inactive means that the operator is no longer using this trading name
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