Self-Exclusion Programme


Spain to unify gambling self-exclusion registers

The Spanish government has outlined plans to better protect problem gamblers by unifying the country’s numerous state self-exclusion registers and the national online self-exclusion register.

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Czech Republic begins trial of gambling exclusion register

The Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic has launched a pilot programme for the new national exclusion register for gambling.

The pilot programme launched Tuesday [...]

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UK Gambling Commission suspends licences over GAMSTOP failures

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has suspended two operator licences with immediate effect and commenced reviews over failures to fully integrate the GAMSTOP self-exclusion scheme.

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Greentube provides support to improve BetBlocker’s self-exclusion tools

Novomatic’s interactive division Greentube has pledged its support to BetBlocker, a free-to-use self-exclusion tool in the UK which helps players control their gambling.

Greentube’s donation forms part of [...]

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UKGC bans credit card gambling; adds self-exclusion as licence condition

British consumers will no longer be allowed to gamble using credit cards from April, with the ban applying to all forms of gambling except retail [...]

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Czech government unveils gambling exclusion system, raises taxes

Gamblers in the Czech Republic will have to pay income tax on winnings above CZK1.0m under new rules which came into force on January 1st, [...]

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Australian parliament approves national self-exclusion register

Australian lawmakers voted Thursday in favour of legislation to establish a national self-exclusion register for online gambling.

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Swedish consumer agency threatens two gambling operators with fines

Sweden’s consumer protection agency has issued warnings to two online gambling operators who have sent marketing material to players on the national self-exclusion register.

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Australia proposes online self-exclusion register to reduce gambling harm

The Australian federal government will move to legislate an online national self-exclusion register to allow people to ban themselves from all online betting sites and [...]

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New ownership for UK’s national online self-exclusion scheme

GAMSTOP has confirmed a change of ownership for the UK's national online gambling self-exclusion scheme as it seeks further independence.

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Pennsylvania regulator launches VGT self-exclusion program

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has launched a new self-exclusion program for video gaming terminals (VGTs) across the state.

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