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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 on tracks (for example horse race courses, greyhound tracks). 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 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.
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 Gambling Commission found systemic historical failings in the way Betway identified and interacted with customers who were at risk of money laundering and problem gambling. These failings stemmed from inadequate anti-money laundering and social responsibility policies and processes and senior management oversight.
Betway has cooperated with our enquiries and has acknowledged and accepted there were shortcomings. It has accepted that it failed to act in accordance with the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP) between 1 November 2014 – March 2019.
In line with our Statement of principles of licensing and regulation, Betway has a agreed a regulatory settlement. The regulatory settlement consists of:
For more information, please see our public statement on this case, which can be found on the Gambling Commission's website.
HelpA status of active means that the domain name is currently active and in use.
HelpA status of inactive means that the operator is no longer using this domain name
HelpA status of whitelabel means that this is a site for whom the operator provides white label services (i.e. the operator hosts the site for another company)
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