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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 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 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 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 provide facilities for betting on the outcome of real events (whether or not you also provide betting on virtual events) by means of remote communication. Find out more about types of betting licence.
HelpWhere 'application in progress' is shown against a gambling activity, this indicates the licensee has applied for a licence to provide that activity and the application is being processed. The licensee is not yet licensed to provide activities marked with 'application in progress' with the exception of a licensee who currently holds a corresponding 'converted' licence. Converted licence holders are allowed to continue providing the activity authorised under the converted licence until such time as the 'application in progress' is determined.
HelpThis licence entitles you to provide bingo games from a single premises such as a club or location that is open to the public. Find out more about licences for bingo.
HelpA status of active means that the domain name is currently active and in use.
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