The UK Playing Fee have introduced the launch of a brand new web site to showcase the work they do regulating all playing actions and companies within the UK.
Taking to their Twitter account @GamRegGB , the UKGC introduced the launch of their new web site, learn: “We’re dedicated to making sure playing is as secure as it may be. In 2019-20, we carried out over 230 safety audits and over 350 compliance assessments of land-based and on-line operators. Discover out extra in regards to the work we do on our new web site.”
The brand new UKGC web site which may be considered right here, seems to nonetheless be on the Beta growth stage, though from perusing it this morning the knowledge which it accommodates and presents just about mirrors the present incumbent web site that they’re nonetheless utilising.
Nonetheless, the structure of the brand new web site has clearly been given much more thought for the tip person and customer, as data is lots simpler to seek out, with the brand new web site being that includes a way more intuitive navigation menu. One new characteristic which is certain to be of an curiosity to all concerned in gaming, is the ‘Day within the Life’ part. This offers an perception as to what a typical day is like for those who work for the UKGC.
At the moment 5 UKGC staff are featured on this specific space of the positioning, with these being; Nick Oliver a member of the Sports activities Betting Intelligence Unit, Keith Bridges from Licensing, Abigail Down from Licensing, Rachel Wagstaff a Compliance Supervisor and Emma Boden a Digital Content material Specialist.
While the UKGC can and does are available in for criticism from all quarters, together with the participant group right here on the Casinomeister discussion board, the brand new web site that they’ve unveiled, will I’m positive go someway in offering higher transparency, with the knowledge it accommodates way more simply accessible. So they need to be applauded with the proposed overhaul of their present web site design which continues to be in place.
Name for Proof
Final week on the ninth December we reported right here on Casinomeister that the Playing Fee’s Chief Govt Officer Neil McArthur publicly got here out and help the UK Authorities’s evaluation of the 2005 Playing Act. As a part of the evaluation the UK Authorities has initiated a ‘Name for Proof’, whereby all stakeholders within the playing business within the UK, to additionally embody gamers, can present their suggestions.
For additional data on the ‘Name for Proof’ please go to right here, the place particulars are supplied as to how one can go about in offering your individual views on the foundations and rules masking the playing business inside the UK.
Definitely if the proposed concepts of introducing wager stake limits on on-line on line casino video games are of a priority to you, comparable as to these imposed on the fastened odds betting terminals situated at Bookmaker retailers up and down the nation, then it’s best to let your voice be heard.
While it’s laudable and actions taken to crack down on playing hurt must be applauded. The UKGC and the UK Authorities must be made properly conscious that punitive measures put in place below the guise of playing hurt safety, might and can drive numerous gamers, who’ve a management on their playing, to offshore operators.
Offshore operators who many function in ‘flaccid’ licensing jurisdictions, whereby gamers will rapidly discover that they won’t take pleasure in the identical protections that at present the UKGC affords them, after they play at licensed UK websites.