UK Gambling Commission License
The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) is the country’s gambling regulator and an independent regulatory organization founded in 2005 under the UK Gambling Act. The commission is based in Birmingham and covers the whole United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland.
Furthermore, the UKGC is supported by a combination of licence fees and National Lottery levy contributions. The Commission’s income in 2018/19 was £26.6 million, while its expenditure was £23.3 million. The fees paid by licensees account for around two-thirds of company revenue, with the remaining coming from the National Lottery charge. The Commission charges a 0.1% fee on all National Lottery sales, which generated £8.9 million in 2018/19.