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 manage lotteries on behalf of a non-commercial society or local authority and conduct any part of the business, by remote communication (for example, payments for participation in the lottery). Find out more about licences for lotteries.
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 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 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.
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