Posts tagged with ‘Gambling Commission’

  • UK GC data shows the impact of lockdown-easing on online gambling in July 2020

    By Casino International on September 21, 2020
    The Gambling Commission has published further data showing how the easing of the Covid-19 lockdown has impacted gambling behaviour in Great Britain. The data reflects March, April, May, June and July and covers both online and in person gambling. The latest data includes consumer research and data from Licensed Betting Operators (LBOs) found on Britain’s high streets. July saw a […]
  • UK Gambling Commission asks for ‘tighter measures’

    By Casino International on May 20, 2020
    The UK Gambling Commission has issued new guidance for online operators. It ensures that consumers are further protected following the publication of new evidence that shows some gamblers maybe at greater risk of harm during lockdown. Included in the guidance is the need for affordability checks, prevention of reverse withdrawals and restrictions on bonus offers. The new guidance follows the […]
  • Gambling Commission directs £9m to boost gambling harm treatment resilience

    By Casino International on May 4, 2020
    Millions of pounds paid by gambling operators for their regulatory failings is to be used to help charities, that provide treatment and support for people experiencing gambling harm, during the Covid-19 crisis. Some £9m in funds from regulatory settlements will be paid to GambleAware – a commissioning charity that supports initiatives to tackle gambling related harm across the country. The money, […]
  • YGAM appoints former Gambling Commission exec as Head of External Affairs

    By Casino International on April 16, 2020
    YGAM, the UK national charity that works to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling and social gaming, has confirmed the appointment of Daniel Bliss as the organisation’s new Head of External Affairs. Daniel joins YGAM from the Gambling Commission where he worked for three years in a number of roles within the communications team. During his time […]
  • UKGC: all online operators must participate in GAMSTOP

    By Casino International on January 14, 2020
    The Gambling Commission has announced that all online gambling operators must participate in the multi-operator self-exclusion scheme GAMSTOP. The scheme that has been developed for the online sector will allow consumers to self-exclude from online operators with one request rather than from each operator individually. With over 200 online operators this will make access to self-exclusion much simpler for those […]