Tag Archives: Gamban

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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HSBC announces extension of gambling block feature to 72 hours

HSBC UK has confirmed that the cooling off period for its gambling block feature has been extended from 24 hours to 72 hours. The announcement follows the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) revelation that there has been a month-on-month increase of 29% in gross gambling yield (GGY) and a 7% increase in active accounts. Maxine Pritchard, Head of Financial Inclusion and …

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Gambling Integrity strengthens team with Hawkswood appointment

Gambling Integrity has strengthened its board via the recent addition of highly experienced Clive Hawkswood to its team. Hawkswood’s career has seen him work extensively in the development of industry best practice across a range of regulatory and social responsibility issues. This included regular dialogue with the British Gambling Commission and UK government..  “It is always better to seek out …

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GamCare, GamBan and Gamstop team up for TalkBanStop launch

Three responsible gaming awareness organisations – GamCare, GamBan and Gamstop – have joined together to launch a 12 month pilot, starting today. The pilot, known as TalkBanStop, will offer free tools to support problem gamblers in managing their betting behaviours, with the aim of helping those struggling over the Christmas period. Support will be provided via trained advisors available on …

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Billericay Town FC raises awareness of safer gambling with new partnerships

Billericay Town FC raises awareness of safer gambling with new partnerships

Billericay Town FC has committed to raising awareness of safer gambling initiatives after confirming its new partnership collective with the Big Step, Gambling with Lives, GamFan, RecoverMe, GamBan, and the All Bets Are Off podcast. From 27 November until 4 December, the National League South team will ‘signpost fans and followers to groups that assist with gambling addiction such as …

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How Yield Sec is removing black market influences

Yield Sec has brought to market the industry’s first ‘regulatory support solution’ to help governments and regulators safeguard licensed market conditions against the growing threat of black-market actors. Delivering a critical resource, SBC spoke to supervisory board of Jack Symons, Bill Pascrell, III and Steen Madsen on Yield Sec’s development and ambitions, in which its data and monitoring solution seeks …

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A GAME ABOVE teams up with Beanstalk to launch Yield Sec

Forming a joint-venture agreement, customer experience marketing agency A GAME ABOVE has partnered with player protection specialist Beanstalk, to launch a ‘regulatory support product’ – Yield Sec. Bringing Yield Sec to market, A GAME ABOVE and Beanstalk have stated that they have developed the first tool helping governments and regulators, monitor and remove ‘black market threats’, obstructing the progress of …

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Gamban boosts US expertise with Jody Bechtold addition

Gamban has named Jody Bechtold as the newest member of its advisory board, who will advise the company with its expansion into the US. Based in the US, Bechtold currently serves as Vice President for the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board, and also holds the position of board member for the National Council on Problem Gambling. Jack Symons, Co-Founder and …

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Lloyds enhances gambling safety with Gamban

Lloyds Banking Group has announced a partnership with Gamban, providing customers of Lloyds, Bank of Scotland and Halifax with access to its gambling blocking program. The software, designed to offer protection across iOS, Android, Windows and MacOS devices from thousands of gambling sites and applications, will remain in use after a successful initial integration towards the end of January this …

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Safer Gambling Forum: Building relationships to more effectively tackle problem gambling

At the inaugural SBC Safer Gambling Forum, which took place at the CasinoBeats Summit in September, industry leaders came together to discuss some of the most pressing responsible gambling topics at the minute. During Responsible Gambling Week (RGWeek 2019), which runs until 13 November, SBC will look at some of the topics addressed during the forum, and what measures the …

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