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What to look at before you gamble

Before transferring any money into a gambling account, there are some things you should check.

We've listed certain things to look out for and check before you use a gambling business.

Before gambling you should check:

  • that the gambling business holds a British Gambling Commission licence

  • that any restrictions on introductory offers or bonuses, such as a minimum spend level before the bonus are paid

  • if you can see their address, website domain names, trading names and current licence status.

What to look for on gambling websites:

  • check if the website is displaying a British Gambling Commission licensed status

  • check if you can click through to our public register and if it shows the licence of this business

  • check if the details of the licence (including activities and website domain names) match the public register

  • look at the terms and conditions for each gambling product - this will help you understand exactly what you are betting on so that you can make an informed decision on gambling with them.

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