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Number of Licenced On-Line bookmakers in the UK

Request date: 13 April 2023

This version was printed or saved on: 1 December 2023

Online version: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/about-us/freedomofinformation/number-of-licenced-on-line-bookmakers-in-the-uk


How many licenced online bookmakers operate in the UK. Can you help with this number. Haven’t found a proper filter on the site.


Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

In your email you have requested how many licenced online bookmakers operate in the UK.

There are currently 175 active operators (online bookmakers) licensed to accept bets online.

Please note, the Gambling Commission publishes a register of gambling businesses, which can be downloaded and filtered to your desired criteria: Download the register of gambling businesses (gamblingcommission.gov.uk)

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