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Gambling Application Form

Google Play allows licensed apps that facilitate online gambling to be distributed in France, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. To apply, fill out the form below for each market where you want your app distributed.

Before applying for certification, make sure your app has an IARC content rating and meets the requirements listed on the Developer Policy Center.

Gambling certification will take several business days. Due to the sensitive nature of gambling apps, the following may result in full removal from Google Play:

  • Attempts to bypass the certification process
  • Repeated or serious violations
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Gambling License Details

The licensee must be the same entity as the app developer or, in the case of a third-party application, the operator.
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The app(s) listed above should include the following. Without these requirements, we will be unable to move forward with your application.  *
Please update your app(s) to include these four requirements. When those changes are reflected, return to this form to submit your application.
The app(s) listed above should include the following. Without these requirements, we will be unable to move forward with your application.  *
Please update your app(s) to include these four requirements. When those changes are reflected, return to this form to submit your application.
The app(s) listed above should include the following. Without these requirements, we will be unable to move forward with your application.  *
Please update your app(s) to include these four requirements. When those changes are reflected, return to this form to submit your application.
In some cases, if the link between the Google Play app developer and the gambling licensee is not clear, we may request a letter from the licensee explicitly approving the Google Play app developer to publish their gambling application. Feel free to attach a .pdf on the licensee letterhead with a relevant stamp and signature in order to expedite the approval process.
A copy of your gambling license must be attached to this form or the application will be rejected. If you are submitting a gambling license that is issued outside of the UK, you must also submit a copy of a continuation license issued by the GB Gambling Commission.
Google Play Gambling Terms and Conditions Agreement*
  1. Your use of Google Play is subject at all times to your acceptance of and compliance with these additional terms and the Google Play Developer Distribution Agreement (“DDA”), currently located at https://play.google.com/about/developer-distribution-agreement.html, which is incorporated by reference (together, the "Google Play Gambling Terms and Conditions"). A defined term used in these additional terms which is not defined here shall have the same meaning as set out in the DDA. "Gambling Apps" means apps that offer or facilitate access to gambling functionality (including, without limitation, spread betting activities) submitted to Google Play and are governed by the Google Play Gambling Terms and Conditions.

  2. You further warrant, represent, and undertake that:

    • you hold a valid license for your Gambling App, (the “Gambling License”), if required by applicable laws or regulations;

    • your Gambling Apps will comply with the terms of your Gambling License, as well as all applicable laws, regulations, and relevant codes of practice;

    • your Gambling Apps are not aggregators of gambling products or services owned or operated by third parties and do not otherwise contain functionality (other than ads that are in compliance with Google Play Developer Policies) that allow end users to access gambling products or services owned or operated by third parties;

    • you will comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and relevant codes of practice with respect to the content and function of your Gambling Apps, which may include, but is not limited to:

      • including your Gambling License number within your Gambling Apps;

      • warning potential end-users that under-age gambling may be illegal;

      • requiring that users affirm that they are of legal age to use the Gambling App;

      • implementing and maintaining required age-verification systems;

      • ensuring that relevant staff are properly trained in the use of age-verification systems; and

      • posting information about responsible gambling, making available self tests to allow individuals to determine whether they are at risk of gambling addiction, providing information about treatment options for compulsive gambling, and indicating the location of treatment centers for gambling addiction.

  3. If you subcontract the development, management, uploading or distribution of your Gambling Apps, in whole or in part, to any third parties, including, but not limited to, any affiliate entities or any of your associated companies, you are responsible for compliance by such third parties with the Google Play Gambling Terms and Conditions and for any acts or omissions of the third parties pursuant to the Google Play Gambling Terms and Conditions.

  4. If your Gambling License is terminated, you must immediately inform Google and remove all of your applicable Gambling Apps from Google Play.

  5. If your Gambling License is amended in any way, you must immediately inform Google and send an updated copy of the Gambling License as soon as possible, together with an explanation of the changes insofar as they relate to the provision of your Gambling Apps in any of the countries or territories in which you distribute your Gambling Apps via Google Play.

  6. You must inform Google immediately if you are the subject of any ruling by your local gambling authority, any other legal or regulatory authority, or any industry body, which may be relevant to the Gambling Apps.

  7. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Google, Authorized Carriers and Payment Processors, and any of Google’s, an Authorized Carrier’s or a Payment Processor’s affiliates, respective directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against any and all third party claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or accruing from any breach of the Google Play Gambling Terms and Conditions by you or any third party.

  8. No binding agreement is entered into until such time as Google notifies you that your application has been accepted. Google will send you a notification if and when your application has been accepted. Google reserves the right to remove any Gambling App from Google Play at any time in accordance with its rights set out in the DDA, or if it otherwise decides to no longer permit Gambling Apps on Google Play (in whole or in any particular country or territory).

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