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HelpWhere a licence is shown as surrendered, this indicates that a licensee has notified the Commission that the licence is no longer required.
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.
Following a review of the licence issued to Bestbet Limited (the Licensee), the Commission found the Licensee:
1. breached conditions of its licence relating to anti-money laundering measures licence conditions 12.1.1 and 12.1.2
2. failed to comply with social responsibility code provisions 3.4.1 and 3.4.1(e)
In line with the Commission's Licensing, compliance and enforcement policy statement, the Indicative sanctions guidance and the Statement of principles for determining financial penalties, the Commission has decided to:
1. issue a warning under section 117(1)(a) of the Gambling Act 2005 (the Act);
2. impose additional conditions to the Licensee's operating licence under section 117(1)(b) of the Act; and
3. impose a financial penalty under section 121 of the Act in the sum of £230,972.
The reason for this decision was because the Licensee failed to:
The failings were systemic within the business but since the Licensee's assessment, it has proactively put remedial provisions in place to mitigate the risk to the licensing objectives.
More information can be found in the Commission's public statement.
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’).
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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