United Kingdom

united kingdomUK has a legal framework set for online gambling. The gambling activities are regulated and licensed by the UK Gambling Commission. Activities such as sports betting and betting exchanges, casinos, poker, bingo and scratch games are all covered and permitted in UK.

British users should register and play with operators that are licensed in the UK. We have compiled a list of operators that are safe to play with from the UK:

 OperatorSportsCasinoPokerBingo
bet365Bet365yesyesyesyes
unibetUnibetyesyesyesyes
betwayBetwayyesyesyesyes
mr greenMr Greenyesyes
maria casinoMaria Casinoyes
vera johnVera & Johnyes
betfairBetfairyesyesyesyes
betsafeBetsafeyesyesyes
ladbrokesLadbrokesyesyesyesyes
william hillWilliam Hillyesyesyesyes
comeonComeOnyesyes
matchbookMatchbookyesyes
karambaKarambayes
hopaHopa.comyes
mobilbetMobilbetyesyes
redbetRedbetyesyes

uk gambling commissionAbove list of operators was updated and recommended to be used throughout 2017. While there may be other licensed companies to provide online sports betting, casino, poker or bingo services, above list passed our game quality, bonus terms and financial stability criteria.

FAQ – United Kingdom Online Gambling

  1. Who is the regulating and licensing authority in matters of gambling in the United Kingdom? The UK Gambling Commission is the authority that regulates, issues licenses and monitors gambling activity within the UK.
  2. Is online sports betting legal in United Kingdom? Yes, online sports betting is regulated and legal within UK. However users should check for operators that have a UK license issued, like the ones in the list above.
  3. Is online casino legal in United Kingdom? Yes, online casino games are regulated and legal within UK. However users should check for operators that have a UK license issued, like the ones in the list above.
  4. Is online poker legal in United Kingdom? Yes, online poker is regulated and legal within UK. However users should check for operators that have a UK license issued, like the ones in the list above.
  5. Is online bingo legal in United Kingdom? Yes, online bingo is regulated and legal within UK. However users should check for operators that have a UK license issued, like the ones in the list above.
  6. Can I play with other operators that are not licensed in UK if I am a British resident? We would advise against playing with operators that are not regulated by the UK Gambling Commission.