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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

Gambling licence information, guidance and advice for businesses and individuals

Visit the hub about gambling licence information, guidance and advice for businesses and individuals

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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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.

Raising Standards for consumers - Compliance and Enforcement report 2020 to 2021 published
9 December 2021

Prohibition of gambling on credit cards published
2 November 2021

Consumer Perceptions of the Complaints Process published
21 October 2021

Guide our strategy for the next three years published
1 April 2021

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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