The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the newly formed trade association for the UK gambling industry, has called for further education for young people and their parents to help combat underage and illegal gambling.
The final part of iGamingBusiness.com's run down of the proposals put forward by the UK’s main political parties concludes with the Scottish National Party - potentially a key power broker in a hung parliament - and the Liberal Democrats.
In the second part of iGamingBusiness.com's examination of the manifesto pledges being put forward by the UK’s leading political parties, the proposals from Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour are scrutinised by our industry panel.
This week, iGamingBusiness.com is scrutinising the gambling-related pledges from the UK’s leading political parties. Speaking to a panel of industry experts, we have gathered insight on the manifesto pledges either directly targeting gambling, or that may affect the sector. We kick off this three-part series with a look at the Conservative Party’s policies
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the newly formed trade association for the UK gambling industry, has appointed former Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Michael Dugher as its new chief executive.
In Spain as in the UK, those on either side of otherwise wholly riven political divides now appear united on the need for further restrictions on gambling. But there are some battles the industry can and should be focused on winning, argues Scott Longley
Peter Hannibal, chief executive of UK industry organisation the Gambling Business Group (GBG), has called on the market to begin preparations for what he said is now an ‘inevitable’ overhaul of national legislation.
The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) have launched a new consultation over proposals to change current rules in order to allow children to play a greater role in certain lottery adverts.
The gross gambling yield of the British gambling industry declined 0.3% year-on-year to £14.36bn in the year ending 31 March 2019, as remote gambling revenue fell 0.6% to £5.3bn despite higher stakes, according to new figures from the GB Gambling Commission.
In Part 2 of the iGaming Business Salary Survey, Pentasia’s regional specialists provide an overview of the trends and drivers of salaries in their respective territories, including the UK, Malta, Gibraltar and North America
The GB Gambling Commission and the Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) have announced details of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the aim of enhancing cooperation between the two regulatory bodies.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has used its General Election manifesto to call on the UK government to treat problem gambling as a public health matter, and also urged for the introduction of new laws to help protect children online.
Responsible Affiliates in Gambling (RAiG), the new trade association formed by Better Collective, Oddschecker and Racing Post, has published details of its social responsibility audit with the aim of showing that its members are compliant with relevant UK regulatory requirements.