The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is said to be considering launching an investigation into Ladbrokes’ data protection measures after information about people suffering from gambling addiction was found in a bin bag outside one of the bookmaker’s betting shops in Scotland.
Paddy Power Betfair has unveiled initial plans to cut almost 10% of its overall workforce following the merger of the existing Paddy Power and Betfair brands, as part of a move to save £50 million (€62.6 million/$71.2 million).
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) national regulatory body has agreed a deal with Microsoft Malta to implement the latest customer relationship management (CRM) systems to automate its gaming and licensee management processes.
Gambling regulators are facing increased social media challenges in regards to working to minimise gambling-related harm, according to a new report from the Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) and think-tank Demos.
Tracey Crouch MP, the Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage in the UK, has said the country’s gambling industry must work harder to minimise gambling-related harm, claiming that “goodwill alone” will not create a more responsible market.