Problem Gambling

Australia launches online gambling inquiry

The Australian government has launched an inquiry into online gambling and its impacts on people with gambling problems.

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social [...]

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Svenska Spel pledges SEK 42 million to problem gambling research 

Swedish gaming operator Svenska Spel is allocating SEK42m to support research into problem gambling over the next five years. 

Svenska Spel has already donated more than [...]

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Former cricket professional handed suspended ban for gambling

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has imposed a six-month suspended ban on former county cricketer Ryan Davies for breach of the Anti-Corruption Code.

Davies, who [...]

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Britain sees reduction in problem gambling

The latest survey data from Britain’s Gambling Commission shows that overall participation in any gambling activity remained statistically stable at 43 per cent in the [...]

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NCPG to roll out 1-800-GAMBLER helpline nationwide in the United States

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey has agreed a deal with the National Council on Problem Gambling to expand the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline to [...]

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Gambling activity in Britain remains below pre-pandemic levels

The number of people gambling in the United Kingdom continues to fall below pre-pandemic levels according to the latest data from the Gambling Commission, with [...]

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Dutch iGaming market generates €185m in GGR in Q4 2021

Licensed Dutch iGaming operators generated gross gaming revenue (GGR) of €185m in the fourth quarter of 2021, the first quarter since the newly regulated market [...]

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British political think-tank calls for statutory problem gambling levy

British political public policy think-tank The Social Market Foundation has called for a new multimillion-pound statutory levy to fund the prevention and treatment of gambling-related [...]

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Mindway AI

Mindway AI welcomes Willem van Oort as new board member

Danish software developer Mindway AI has appointed iGaming consultant Willem van Oort to the board of directors. 

Van Oort will serve on the board of Mindway [...]

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NIESR aims to model cost of gambling harm in Britain

Britain’s Gambling Commission has commissioned the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) to measure the cost of gambling harm.

The research will be funded [...]

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New York Problem Gambling bill aims to establish Advisory Council

Lawmakers in New York have revived efforts to establish a Problem Gambling Advisory Council amid the ongoing expansion of the state’s gambling market.

Similar legislation has [...]

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Australian parliamentary committee proposes ban on gambling with credit and digital wallets

Online gambling through the use of credit cards and digital wallets may soon be outlawed in Australia.

The ban on the use of credit cards and [...]

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