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DCMS guarantees gambling industry engagement on FOBTS

SBC News DCMS guarantees gambling industry engagement on FOBTS

Last week during a Parliamentary debate over Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs), the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Lord Ashton of Hyde emphasised that bookmakers would be engaged with the implementation process of new FOBT regulations. It was announced by the Government in May that after an extended triennial review that there would be …

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UK Government rejects ‘distribution updates’ on National Lottery sales

SBC News UK Government rejects 'distribution updates' on National Lottery sales

The UK Government has outlined that it has rejected proposals to give weekly updates on ticket sales to firms that share out proceeds to good causes. The rejection comes after a consultation period, following proposals to reform how money is distributed charity from society lotteries. Regarding the consultation period, the government previously detailed that: “Society lotteries play a vital part …

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