We regulate most types of gambling in Great Britain, including The National Lottery in the UK.
We also license the individuals and businesses that offer gambling and provide them with advice and guidance.
What we do
Find out more about how we regulate the gambling industry in Great Britain.
Our strategy for the next three years
The corporate strategy highlights the most important work we intend to deliver over the next three years.
Interim Business Plan and Budget 2022 to 2023
The milestones we plan to complete within the Interim Business Plan 2022 to 2023.
What we regulate
We license and regulate the individuals and businesses that provide gambling in Great Britain, including the National Lottery.
How we regulate
We exist to safeguard players and the wider public by ensuring gambling is fair and safe.
We are responsible for making sure that all licensing applications meet three objectives.
How we make gambling safer
Making gambling safer is at the core of what we do. Find out more about how we continue to make the gambling industry safer.
This is a list of some, but not necessarily all, gambling-related legislation.
Measuring the impact of our work.
User research programme
The User Research Programme enables you to try out new services provided by the Gambling Commission and give feedback to help improve them.
Regulating the National Lottery
The National Lottery started in November 1994 and since then has raised over £46 billion for good causes.
We regulate The National Lottery to ensure it’s run fairly and openly whilst maximising returns to good causes.How we regulate the National Lottery