Monday, April 4th, 2016 2:48pm
Commission promises balanced review
All parties have been promised anopportunity to state their case, andthe Commission says it willmake a recommendation to resolve the issue once all the evidence has been reviewed.
The GSCwillgather information from both customers and licensees in a two-stage inquiry expected totake ‘some time’.
Policesay they were inundated withcalls over the weekend from online gamblerscomplaining thatlocal companieswere withholding paymenton betsplaced at the Cheltenham Festival.
There has been no comment yet from Douglas-based Xela Holdings which operates the gaming brands.
Island policehave referredcomplaints to Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre in the UK.
The firms 138.com, 12Bet, Fun88.co.uk and TLC Bet have said they tookthe step because of suspicious transactions.
The Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission, responsible for licensing thecompanies,has confirmed it is investigating.
The Island’se-gaming regulatorsays it is aware of complaints made about Manx-registered online-betting firms.