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Helping you get information about gambling in Great Britain and find support when you need it

We license, regulate, advise and provide guidance to the individuals and businesses that offer gambling in Great Britain, including the National Lottery in the UK.

Licensees and businesses hub

Gambling licence information, guidance and advice for businesses and individuals.

Visit the hub about licensees and businesses hub

Help and support

If you or someone you know is struggling with gambling-related problems, contact the National Gambling Helpline.

0808 8020 133

Free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Statistics and research hub

Our new hub containing statistics and research we've published.

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Our work

Find out about the work we're doing to raise standards in the gambling industry, protect children and the vulnerable and keep crime out of gambling.

Guide our strategy for the next three years published
26 October 2021

Online games design and reverse withdrawals published
2 February 2021

Remote gambling and software technical standards (RTS) published
2 February 2021

National Strategic Assessment 2020 published
6 November 2020

Who we are and what we do

Find out more about what we do, what we regulate and who we are in our about us section.


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