Daily news

  • daily_news

    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.

  • daily_news

    Various major operators have declared their support for a new, UK-facing safer gambling initiative aimed at addressing the harm gambling can cause to consumers and young people.

  • daily_news

    Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has appointed Peter Holt as its new chief financial officer. Holt most recently worked for Health Education England and also spent time with the NHS.

  • daily_news

    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.

  • daily_news

    The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) are to be wound up and replaced by the Betting and Gaming Council, a new UK-facing operator body that aims to act as the industry’s mouthpiece. British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds will lead the new body.

  • daily_news

    TV Global Enterprises, operator of the Latin America-facing betting and gaming brand BetCris, has become the latest operator to join the race for one of Buenos Aires province’s seven igaming licences.

  • daily_news

    The Gambling Commission has joined forces with partners in Wales to develop a new national strategy, with the aim of reducing gambling-related harms in the country.

  • daily_news

    European regulatory authority Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF) has appointed Jorn Starck, executive director of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, as its new chairman.

  • daily_news

    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.

  • daily_news

    The UK Gambling Commission has set out its business plan for 2019-20, with a continued focus on protecting consumers, preventing gambling-related harm and raising overall standards in the industry.

  • daily_news

    The UK Gambling Commission has renamed its Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) as the Advisory Board for Safer Gambling (ABSG) to help reflect a sharper focus on safer gambling.

  • daily_news

    The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) has said that the 2016-19 National Responsible Gambling Strategy achieved a number of key milestones, but ultimately failed to make as much progress as hoped in tackling gambling-related harm in Great Britain.

  • daily_news

    A new code of conduct for gaming operators active in the Danish market has been published, with the aim of strengthening consumer protection and lowering the risk of gambling addiction in the country.

  • daily_news

    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.

  • daily_news

    The Labour Party is to demand mandatory limits on player spending, staking and speed of play for online gaming as part of a root-and-branch overhaul of igaming regulation in England, Scotland and Wales.

  • daily_news

    The Senet Group, the UK-facing responsible gambling organisation, has published its official response to the Gambling Commission’s consultation on a new national strategy, calling for greater clarification on key strategic themes.

  • daily_news

    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.

  • daily_news

    Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has named Rachel Pearce, a regional director with the NHS, as a new trustee.

  • daily_news

    The FOBT All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) is to examine the impact of online gaming on the vulnerable after expanding its focus in an effort to tackle more issues arising from gambling in the UK.

  • daily_news

    Trevor Pearce’s four-year term on UK regulator's board of directors will run from July 2019 until the end of June 2023

Pages