• Issues licences to gambling operators
  • For remote gambling, the Commission issues licences to those operators who wish to supply and advertise their services in England, Wales, or Scotland.
  • Can levy fines and revoke licences, make recommendations and amendments to operating practices.
  • The Commission has the right to visit its licensees and examine their financial activities.
  • Is tasked with investigating and prosecuting illegal gambling. 
  • Is responsible for advising national and local government on gambling-related issues
  • Ensures that licensees act in accordance with the requirements imposed by the Gambling Act 2005 and other related regulations and standards.
  • The list of operators and personal licence holders who have had a regulatory sanction imposed on them is published on the website of the Gambling Commission.