Gambling, machines and lottery permits

General information

The Gambling Commission is responsible for issuing operating licences and personal licences as well as for the regulation of remote gambling including gambling via the internet, a phone, TV, computer etc.

We are responsible for issuing premises licences, permits and other authorisations.

The statement of principles outlines the policies we will apply when carrying out the functions detailed in the Gambling Act 2005. The statement is prepared every three years and the current statement came into effect on 31 January 2022, after a period of consultation and following approval by a full council meeting.

For more information visit the gambling commission's website .