GambleAware has called for authorities to increase and expand the amount of help available to problem gamblers in the UK after new research found that almost half of affected players are choosing not access treatment or support.
Sweden’s former gambling monopoly Svenska Spel has announced a series of measures to help the business mitigate the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, including cancelling a proposed dividend and furloughing the vast majority of its casino staff.
The executive leadership of Scientific Games has voluntarily reduced its salaries by 50%, with chief executive Barry Cottle going without pay, as part of the solutions giant’s efforts to mitigate the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the government of Japan have confirmed that the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to start from 24 July, will be postponed as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The British Horseracing Association (BHA) has announced that scheduled racing events will continue to take place, albeit without spectators and with restrictions on the number of attendees, as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.