Casinos accepting players from United Kingdom
According to the industry statistics, remote betting, bingo and casino gambling held the third market share in the industry by gross gambling yield during the period October 2012 to September 2013. From that percentage, remote casino industry alone showed a turnover of nearly 800 million pounds for that period, with only the betting ahead of it.
If you want to offer online gambling in the United Kingdom you have to abide by the laws of The Gambling Act 2005 elaborated by the UK Gambling Commission. They are an independent non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. This, of course, requires one of the following licenses: a casino, bingo, general betting, pool betting, betting intermediary or lottery operation license. In addition to that the operator has to have the appropriate remote gambling license and a gambling software license. In addition to that, when making the application the applicant needs to specify an address in the UK at which he’ll be receiving the documents, identify the activities to be authorized by the license and state of if either they or their relevant principles have been convicted of an offence.
For more information visit the official website of the Gambling Commission at www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk.