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Gambling Survey for Great Britain – what it means #1

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is publishing its new Gambling Survey for Great Britain (GSGB) over the coming months and the first set of data ('Wave 1') is now in. The GSGB is a key component in t...

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Is the National Lottery just gambling for non-gamblers?

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) recently published the first ‘wave’ of statistics from the Gambling Survey for Great Britain. The new data reveals that 48% of UK adults regularly engage in some form...

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GamCare – a sharp increase in contact is a positive thing

GamCare has revealed a sharp upturn in the number of contacts made to its National Gambling Helpline, making 2023 its busiest year to date....

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A digital generation of players - will things ever be the same again?

Young people immerse themselves in online content more than anybody – hardly a revelation! Conversely, older people, who knew life before the internet, are often inclined to lean towards more traditio...

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More overreach or a good idea? Banning kids from social media

Protecting vulnerable groups is a key topic of discussion in the UK gambling industry, with new measures being implemented which specifically target younger players. At the same time, similar approach...

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Engagement or manipulation? Sight and sound in online slots

The slots market is a competitive one, and developers know they need to work every angle to get an edge. This means honing and refining each and every element of a game with the singular goal of keepi...

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Our take on the Gambling Commission CEO's speech at ICE 2024

UK Gambling Commission CEO Andrew Rhodes recently addressed attendees at gaming industry expo, ICE (International Casino Exhibition), in London's Docklands. Unsurprisingly, Rhodes covered several cont...

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UK gambling outlook for 2024

While there are no certainties in any walk of life, the start of year offers the opportunity to step back, consider the big picture, and think about what the year ahead has in store. And at No Wagerin...

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Self-excluded players targeted by illegal sites in the UK and beyond

British gamblers have access to an arsenal of safer gambling tools, including those which enable them to self-exclude, which is a central part of the industry’s efforts to combat problem gambling. How...