Gambling and Betting Licences - More Information
The Gambling Act 2005 regulates most forms of gambling and betting in the UK. If you want to provide gaming or gaming machines, provide facilities for betting or run a lottery, you will - in most cases - require a licence, permit or registration.
THE GAMBLING ACT - SUMMARY OF KEY PROVISIONS
The Act regulates all gambling in Great Britain except the National Lottery and spread betting.
The Act created a new regulator - The Gambling Commission (replacing the Gaming Board)
The regulatory framework is based on a system of licences, permits and registrations.
More detailed guidance is contained in our 'Information for Applicants' booklet which can be downloaded by clicking on the icon on the right.
Contact Details for Licensing Team
Telephone: 01237 428700