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Gambling Commission

Gambling Commission

Updated November 2023.

About Gambling Commission

Company Overview
The Gambling Commission is a statutory adviser to the Government responsible for regulating gambling in Great Britain, including the National Lottery. The Commission’s duties are to permit gambling, provided it is consistent with the licensing objectives to:
- prevent gambling from being a source of crime or disorder
- ensure that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way
- protect children and vulnerable people from being harmed by gambling
The Commission is also responsible for awarding licences to run The National Lottery. This includes the competition to hold the Fourth National Lottery Licence and ensuring a smooth transition.
Company Size 364 UK-based Employees
Gambling Commission Head Office

West Midlands, United Kingdom

Company Culture at Gambling Commission

The employee experience below at Gambling Commission, compared to a typical company.

89% of employees at Gambling Commission say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Gambling Commission
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


I believe management would lay people off only as a last resort.

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