What regulatory powers does the Gambling Commission have?
The Gambling Commission has a range of powers which we may
exercise following a review including:
- issuing a warning to a licence holder
- attaching an additional condition to a licence
- removing or amending a condition to a licence
- suspending a licence at the outset, or following a review
- revoking a licence
- imposing a financial penalty following breach of a licence
Regulatory decisions Procedures and guidance for the Regulatory
Panel - November 2010
Statement of principles for determining financial penalties -
Guidance on regulatory decision making after a licence review -
What regulatory action has the Gambling Commission taken?
We publish a list of operator and personal licence holders who
have had a regulatory sanction imposed on them.
The Gambling Act 2005 established the Gambling Appeals Tribunal
(GAT) which was transferred to the First–tier Tribunal
(Gambling) in January 2010 following reforms of the
Tribunal system by the Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act
The First-tier Tribunal
(Gambling) is an independent body set up to hear appeals
against the decisions of the Gambling Commission.
Page last reviewed: December 2013