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Remote Gambling

Remote gambling means gambling in which persons participate by the use of remote communication.

Remote communication means communicating using:

  • The Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Any other kind of electronic or other technology for facilitating communication.

In order to operate a remote gambling operation, there must be in force a Remote Operating Licence issued by the Gambling Commission. The Operating Licence must contain a condition that equipment used in the operation shall be situated in Great Britain.

The Gambling Commission have powers to set conditions, including the testing of equipment, and require the applicant to produce evidence of the result of the test.


Contact the Licensing Section

Telephone: 01304 872295

E-mail: licensing@dover.gov.uk