Corporate Social Responsibility

Playtech evacuates staff and overhauls Ukraine operations

Playtech has helped evacuate over 450 Kiev-based employees and their families, while around 300 have stayed behind to aid the war effort.

Playtech has needed to [...]

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Buzz Bingo

Buzz Bingo hit with £780,000 fine for AML and social responsibility failings

Online and retail bingo operator Buzz Bingo has been fined £780,000 by Britain’s Gambling Commission.

The fine relates to Buzz Bingo’s social responsibility and anti-money laundering [...]

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Entain launches first global impact diversity & inclusion initiative

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has unveiled EnTrain, a multi-million-pound initiative to increase access to technology and improve diversity. 

EnTrain aims is to positively impact [...]

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EU Lotto fined £760,000 by British gambling regulator

Lottery betting and iGaming operator Lottoland has been handed a financial penalty and warning, and had conditions attached to its British licence, due to social [...]

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PointsBet strengthens player protection efforts with new hire

Sydney-listed online betting and gaming operator PointsBet has appointed Teresa Fiore as responsible gambling and corporate social responsibility manager.

Fiore joins the operator from the Massachusetts [...]

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Entain lists class of 2021 SportsAid Recipients

London listed betting and gaming operator Entain has announced the 50 British athletes it will support through SportsAid in the third year of the grassroot [...]

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Betting firms to donate Royal Ascot race profits to UK charities

Members of Britain's Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have pledged to donate profits from the Britannia Stakes at Royal Ascot to Prostate Cancer UK, Marie [...]

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Entain Foundation partner with Chance for Childhood

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has agreed a new partnership with the Chance for Childhood charity via its Entain Foundation.

The global charity supports the [...]

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Entain Foundation names Lt Gen Ed Davis as independent chair

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has appointed former Gibraltar Governor Ed Davis CBE as independent chair of the Entain Foundation, with German Olympian Franziska [...]

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Gambling Commission

GAN, BGO and NetBet hit with new licence conditions

Britain’s Gambling Commission has imposed additional licence conditions on three online gambling operators for social responsibility and money laundering failures.

New York-listed GAN and privately owned [...]

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Playtech responds to UKGC statement with £3.5m donation to charity

Playtech has said that it will donate £3.5m to charities combating gambling related harm following Wednesday’s statement by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) regarding social [...]

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Blog: Double standards in the UK iGaming debate

UK bookmakers were several steps ahead of their critics in their response to the Covid-19 crisis.

The UK’s larger bookmakers and online gambling companies have thus [...]

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