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BGC supports online slot safer gameplay changes

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum

The Betting & Gaming Council (BGC) has welcomed new safer gameplay and design rules on slots sanctioned yesterday by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). From the 31 October, the UKGC will enforce new measures banning, online slots’ autoplay and quickspin gameplay, whilst also prohibiting game design features such as images and sounds that ‘celebrate losses as wins’. The BGC maintains …

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YGAM delivers gambling education to UNISON members

Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has teamed up with UNISON, the UK’s largest trade union, to offer in-depth training on gambling and gambling-related harms. Through the partnership, YGAM will offer free accredited workshops and resources to anyone who works with or cares for young people which will offer the necessary tools to safeguard young people from the potential …

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Campaigners call on Boris to ban gambling sponsorship in football

Problem gambling campaigning groups Gambling With Lives and The Big Step will deliver a letter to the prime minister ,Boris Johnson, today calling for an end to gambling sponsorship in football. The groups claim that football’s relationship with betting is at ‘saturation point’, with the letter to be delivered as The Big Step completes its journey from Reading to Downing Street …

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