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15 Information requirements

15.1.2 - Reporting suspicion of offences etc – betting licences

Applies to:

All betting operating licences including betting intermediary, ancillary remote betting, betting host and remote betting intermediary (trading rooms only) licences.

1 Licensees must as soon as reasonably practicable provide the Commission with any information1, in such a form or manner as the Commission may from time to time specify, from whatever source that they:

  1. know relates to or suspect may relate to the commission of an offence under the Act, including an offence resulting from a breach of a licence condition or a code provision having the effect of a licence condition
  2. suspect may lead the Commission to consider making an order to void a bet under section 336 of the Gambling Act 2005.

2 Licensees who accept bets, or facilitate the making or acceptance of bets between others, on the outcome of horse races or other sporting events governed by one of the sport governing bodies included in Part 3 of Schedule 6 to the Gambling Act 2005, must as soon as reasonably practicable provide the sport governing body with relevant and necessary information, from whatever source, that they know or suspect may relate to a breach of betting rules applied by that governing body.

3 ‘Betting rules’ includes any rule about bets the making or acceptance of which would be a regulated activity within the meaning of section 22 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (‘spread betting’).

Read additional guidance on the information requirements contained within this section.


1Information relating to sports betting integrity should be sent directly to the Sports Betting Intelligence Unit (SBIU) by emailing:

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