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    Banking group HSBC UK has joined forces with industry charities GamCare and GambleAware to develop and launch a new self-restriction tool to enable its customers to block gambling transactions on their accounts.

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    GVC Holdings has revised its full year profit projections upwards for the second time this year after the operator’s online and European retail growth helped offset a weaker performance from its UK retail arm.

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    GambleAware has reiterated calls for UK operators to offer further financial support its problem gambling efforts after revealing that industry funding failed to meet its 2018-19 target.

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    GVC Holdings chief executive Kenneth Alexander has credited excellent operational execution, effective marketing and a good World Cup for helping drive growth in the operator’s 2018 results.

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    Playtech has reported a 54% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2018, though growth for the year was largely down to the acquisition of Italian operator Snaitech, with the solutions giant’s B2B division struggling.

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    The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed it issued more than £18m (€20.1m/$23.6m) in fines to gambling companies during the past financial year

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    GambleAware, the charity previously known as the Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT), has published a new five-year strategy in order to reinforce its commitment to people suffering from gambling-related harm.

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    The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has said in a new report that although gross gambling yield from remote betting, bingo and casino sources remains steady, it noted a decline in the number of land-based facilities in the national market.

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    Gala Coral has cited the impact of ongoing growth within its online division as one of the main reasons behind a year-on-year jump in revenue during the six months through to April 9.

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    The Senet Group is to make up to £100,000 (€131,400/$146,300) in grants available to not-for-profit organisations as part of an effort to support ongoing responsible gambling strategies.

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    William Hill recorded “good operational performance” by expanding into lotteries through NeoGames, but UK PoC and increased duty on machines hit profits.

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    Ladbrokes is said to be closing in on its proposed acquisition of Gala Coral, with some reports suggesting a deal could be finalised by the end of the week.

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    UK bookmaker Gala Coral is preparing to float on the stock market later this year, according to the Financial Times newspaper.

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    Gambling group Gala Coral has rejected reports that it has held talks with private investment firm OpCapita over the potential sale of its Gala Retail business.