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Gamstop records 300k exclusions amid White Paper delay

SBC News Gamstop records 300k exclusions amid White Paper delay

Gamstop surpassed the 300,000 mark in the first half of this year, during which time a total of 43,500 signed up to the national self-exclusion service.  This represented a 9% increase on the corresponding time period last year, averaging 7,000 new sign ups per month during 2022, whilst the number of consumers in the 16-24 demographic increased by 5%.  Furthermore, …

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Gamstop recognised with British Data Award for ‘Good Initiative’

SBC News Gamstop recognised with British Data Award for ‘Good Initiative’

Gamstop has been awarded the ‘Data for Good Initiative’ at the 2022 British Data Awards, in recognition of its safer gambling operations.  The national online gambling self-exclusion scheme was recognized with the award due to its usage of data to prevent problem gamblers from continuing to access betting sites.  A total user base of 280,000 adults across the UK currently …

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Gamstop reports ‘significant spike’ in 2021 registrations

SBC News Gamstop reports ‘significant spike’ in 2021 registrations

Gamstop has revealed that the number of registrations on its self-exclusion platform increased substantially during 2021 in its annual review.  Issuing an update this morning, the organisation detailed that there has been a 28% increase in year-on-year registrations to its free online gambling self-exclusion scheme from 2020 to 2021, described as a ‘significant spike’.  Of the self-excluded individuals in 2021, …

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GamCare backs self-exclusion scheme for high-risk trading

SBC News GamCare backs self-exclusion scheme for high-risk trading

GamCare has cited growing concerns of UK consumers trading high-risk cryptocurrencies and stocks following feedback from the National Gambling Helpline that registered callers who share similar experiences of falling into financial despair and deteriorating mental health. One caller cited by GamCare stated: “I was looking at the trading apps nearly 16 hours a day. I kept putting my money in …

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GAMSTOP hits milestone of 250,000 self-excluded users 

SBC News GAMSTOP hits milestone of 250,000 self-excluded users 

GAMSTOP has declared an operating milestone, as UK gambling’s self-exclusion programme has registered more than 250,000 users. During 2021, GAMSTOP recorded a spike in users joining its programme, with more than 67,000 players choosing to self-exclude, compared to the 51,000 recorded in 2020. Of significance, March 2021 saw GAMSTOP record its second-highest month of self-exclusions in the programme’s history, registering …

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GAMSTOP reports 25% increase in self-exclusion rates during 2021 

SBC News GAMSTOP reports 25% increase in self-exclusion rates during 2021 

GAMSTOP has disclosed a dramatic increase in registrations to its free national gambling self-exclusion scheme recorded during 2021.  Publishing its bi-annual review, GAMSTOP said that it had registered 40,000 people with its self-exclusion service during the first six months of 2021. The figure represents a 25% increase on 2020 comparatives, as total GAMSTOP self-exclusion registrants stand at 218,000. A breakdown …

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GAMSTOP nets ‘best outcomes’ in independent evaluation of self-exclusion 

SBC News GAMSTOP nets ‘best outcomes’ in independent evaluation of self-exclusion 

GAMSTOP, UK gambling’s self-exclusion scheme, has cited that eight out of 10 players (82%) have stopped or reduced their gambling habits since registering with its services. The headline figure was communicated to GAMSTOP following an independent evaluation of player self-exclusion outcomes undertaken by research agency Sonnet.   Based on the survey feedback of more than 3,300 users of GAMSTOP, 84% …

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Gamstop reports increase in self-exclusion as punters turn towards online gambling verticals

SBC News Gamstop reports increase in self-exclusion as punters turn towards online gambling verticals

Gamstop has reported a 21% increase in the number of bettors utilising the self-exclusion tool during February, as revealed by the Guardian.  The national self-exclusion scheme now has nearly 200,000 sign-ups, with 326 new registrants recorded on 22 February, a single-day record for the organisation. “With the rate of registrants continuing to rise, I would urge anybody putting self-exclusion from …

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GAMSTOP makes EPL debut with Crystal Palace partnership

SBC News GAMSTOP makes EPL debut with Crystal Palace partnership

National self-exclusion service GAMSTOP has made its debut partnership with an English Premier League club, forming an agreement with Crystal Palace FC. As a result of the deal, the top tier team will share information about GAMSTOP’s services across its social media channels, including both the men’s and women’s teams, as well as donating advertising space at its Selhurst Park …

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55,000 women register to self-exclude via GAMSTOP

SBC News 55,000 women register to self-exclude via GAMSTOP

GAMSTOP, the UK-based independent self-exclusion provider, has announced that more than 55,000 women have registered to self-exclude from all gambling sites. According to fellow responsible gambling operator GamCare, the number of women experiencing gambling problems is increasing at double the rate of men, but only 1% contact the National Gambling Helpline for assistance. Passing the 50,000 bench mark in registrations …

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