Statistics and research

As an evidence-based regulator the Gambling Commission collaborate with local and international researchers and organisations to provide advice to the government about gambling behaviour in Great Britain. We collect and analyse data to monitor changes that may have an impact on the regulatory framework and to make sure we are up-to-date with gambling industry statistics and gambling related research. About … Read More

Gambling Commission calls for pub industry to take faster action to prevent under 18s accessing gaming machines in pubs

A review of pubs in England and Wales has shown that 84% of them are failing to prevent under 18-year-olds from playing Category C gaming machines, also known as fruit machines. Local authorities have primary responsibility for regulating these machines and businesses are responsible for ensuring that they are compliant in checking age verification. ¬†Over the last 12 months the … Read More