Betting and Gaming Council

Paul Scully MP

Gambling whitepaper only the start of reform process says MP

Gambling Minister Paul Scully has told industry stakeholders that the much-anticipated Government whitepaper on gambling reform in the UK is only the first step towards [...]

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BGC welcomes Paul Scully as Britain’s new gambling minister

Britain’s Betting and Gaming Council has welcomed the appointment of Paul Scully MP as Minister responsible for the betting and gaming industry.

Scully becomes the third [...]

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Betting and Gaming Council calls for action to combat energy crisis

Britain’s Betting and Gaming Council has called for urgent action by the next Prime Minister to protect the hospitality and leisure sector from “catastrophic” energy [...]

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Majority of British gamblers opposed to state-mandated spending rules

Research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Britain’s Betting and Gaming Council has found that a majority of gamblers in the UK are opposed to [...]

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Industry changing negative public perception, according to latest UK stats

The UK gambling sector is slowly turning around negative perceptions of the industry, according to new figures released by the Gambling Commission on Tuesday.

The proportion [...]

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Data reveals shocking rise in size of UK black market

The size of the gambling black market in the UK has more than doubled in just two years, from 220,000 users of unlicensed sites to [...]

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UK operators to trial Single Customer View problem gambling tool

Britain's Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) will trial a new system that aims to prevent problem gamblers hopping from one site to another.

The ‘Single Customer [...]

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Betting and Gaming Council launches forum to help protect young people from harm

Britain's Betting and Gaming Council has formed a cross-industry Ad Tech Forum to look at how the latest technology can be used to further protect children [...]

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BGC names new director of communications and digital

Britain’s Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has appointed David Willetts as its new director of communications and digital.

Willetts will join the BGC in the new [...]

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BGC unveils new ‘Take Time To Think’ safer gambling campaign

Britain’s Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has launched a new campaign to promote safer gambling in the United Kingdom.

The new ‘Take Time To Think’ campaign [...]

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British gaming industry to create 5,000 apprenticeship roles

Britain’s betting and gaming industry has launched an ambitious plan to create 5,000 apprenticeships for young people over the next five years.

The ‘Plan for Jobs’ [...]

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BGC calls on Government to establish Gambling Ombudsman

Britain's Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called on the UK Government to establish a Gambling Ombudsman to deal with customer concerns.

The BGC is proposing [...]

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