Tag Archives: Gamble Aware

UK Gambling commission and NHS Wales back improved problem-gambling services

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has teamed up with a range of organisations across Wales with a view to provide and improve support to those who are susceptible to gambling-related harms. At the meeting in Cardiff,  30 representatives took part in a round table discussion, addressing the provision of treatment and prevention services, public health messaging, gambling venues and extending …

Read More »

Three more banks develop functions to block gambling transactions

Three more UK high-street banks have announced plans to allow customers to control and block particular payments via mobile applications, following Barclays’ lead. Lloyds, Santander, and RBS have approved proposals to develop payment-blocking functions that are set to affect transactions made in high street bookmakers and online betting sites and provide greater protections to those who have an issue with …

Read More »

Senet Group launches prominent warnings on TV betting ads

From 1 January 2015, Britain’s leading betting companies have committed to carrying prominent new responsible gambling messages on all TV advertising and other forms of advertising online and in betting shops. The messages are part of a campaign led by the  Senet Group, a new independent body set up by William Hill, Ladbrokes, Coral and Paddy Power to promote responsible gambling …

Read More »