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Betting and Gaming Council Chair says Safer Gambling Week critics "defy logic" - Thumbnail

Betting and Gaming Council Chair says Safer Gambling Week critics "defy logic"

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has come under fire in recent weeks, attracting the ire of several campaign groups who have criticised its recent Safer Gambling Week initiative....

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BGC expresses further concern that stake limits will drive slot players offshore

One proposal included in the UK Gambling White Paper regards per-spin stake limits for all online slot games, including tighter restrictions aimed at younger players. Following a 10-week consultation ...

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Player Behaviours: How The UK Compares with Other Slot Markets

As slot sites and developers move increasingly towards providing a personalised experience for players, it's never been more important to understand the dynamics of player behaviour. Every slots fan h...

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More on the white paper consultations...

With the latest round of consultations on the government’s gambling white paper now underway, speculation is rife as to how the new laws and regulations will shape up. The first round of consultation ...

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Attitudes and behaviours of younger gamblers

The UK gambling market is changing, and as demographics age and new generations reach the legal gambling age, preferences, attitudes and behaviours towards gambling are changing too. ...

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It’s good to talk: new study reveals importance of talking about harmful gambling

We’ve all heard of harmful habits being kept a secret, whether it’s sneaking for a cigarette or stashing vodka in the bathroom. According to a recent GambleAware-commissioned report, comparable behavi...

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Is gambling advertising as influential as we think?

Gambling advertising is a perennial hot topic, forever high on the agenda of regulators and lawmakers alike. At the same time, industry strives to protect its ability to advertise, as an important mea...

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Striking a balance: the UKGC’s tricky tightrope act

With the Chief Executive of the UKGC, Andrew Rhodes, recently admitting that the world of gambling regulations had become increasingly “polarised”, it’s worth examining the delicate balancing act whic...

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Topics for latest Gambling Act Review consultations released

Since initial publication back in April, the UK Gambling White Paper has been the subject of widespread discussion. The upcoming changes mark what will be the first major overhaul to UK gambling regul...

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Gambling education accreditation to be offered to UK schools

In the ongoing effort to curb problem gambling in Britain, preventative measures to help young people are being explored extensively.  Initiatives include the introduction of the English Gambling Educ...

Should 1% RET levy apply to the National Lottery? The BGC thinks so - Thumbnail

Should 1% RET levy apply to the National Lottery? The BGC thinks so

As the ever-tightening screw of UK gambling regulation turns, the latest government proposals for a mandatory 1% levy on operators has been put out for consultation. Known as the RET levy (research, e...

Germany's €1 stake limits blamed for rise in black market access – should the UK be worried? - Thumbnail

Germany's €1 stake limits blamed for rise in black market access – should the UK be worried?

With gambling regulation very much back in the spotlight, industry representatives are sounding alarm bells. Increasingly restrictive policies, plus proposals outlined in the UK government’s new white...