Tag Archives: Gambling Act

Winning Post: Gambling Review split by the two voices of Public Health

SBC News Winning Post: Gambling Review split by the two voices of Public Health

Regulus Partners dissects the recommendations and musings of an open letter authored by the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) to DCMS, in which the organisation has provided conflicting guidance on how to establish a balanced public health approach to treat gambling harms…  The threat to licensed gambling in Great Britain was set out in stark terms this week …

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Gibraltar requires “sufficient presence” for licensees in Gambling Act draft

Gibraltar has submitted its Gambling Act draft for consultation which will require licensees to have a “sufficient presence”. 

Gibraltar has submitted its Gambling Act draft for consultation, which will require licensees to have a “sufficient substantive presence” in the jurisdiction.  Introducing five objectives for the regulation of gambling in the British oversees territory, the current bill would require interested companies to have a presence in Gibraltar, whilst also looking into the suitability of their owners.  The five drafted …

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Dean Akinjobi: Digital sports and music sponsorships provide ‘comprehensive offering’ for betting brands

SBC News Dean Akinjobi: Digital sports and music sponsorships provide ‘comprehensive offering’ for betting brands

In line with continuing speculations of a gambling sponsorship ban in sports, a shift beginning to emerge in the market is an increase in digital sports sponsorships across fan sites and influencer channels.  Speaking to SBC, Dean Akinjobi, CEO of Football Media, talked of his agency’s partnership with crypto-betting Sportsbet.io which recently brought about a deal with Kenyan rapper King …

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Gambling shirt sponsorship set to be banned in the Premier League

SBC News Gambling shirt sponsorship set to be banned in the Premier League

As part of the forthcoming review of the UK Gambling Act, betting and gambling firms are set to be banned from appearing on the front of football shirts, according to a report by Sportsmail.  The review will likely see widespread changes to UK gambling advertising regulations, whilst it has it also been reported that the impact of pitchside and television …

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Coalition Against Gambling Ads bus tour aims to place blackout advocates with policy stakeholders 

SBC News Coalition Against Gambling Ads bus tour aims to place blackout advocates with policy stakeholders 

Members of the Coalition Against Gambling Ads (CAGA) a not-for-profit campaign seeking to end all advertising and sponsorships of gambling brands, will embark on its ‘Park the Bus’ tour of Britain this September.  The five-day tour, which will commence on Monday 6 September, aims to raise awareness of the devastating consequences of normalising gambling adverts on UK consumers and young …

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GambleAware to fund critical research on ethnic and female gambling harms 

SBC News GambleAware to fund critical research on ethnic and female gambling harms 

GambleAware has called for the launch of two new research projects which will examine the ‘lived experience of gambling harm amongst marginalised communities and women’. The safer gambling research, education and treatment charity will fund each project with an investment of £250,000 to secure deeper insights and new evidence on gambling harm impacts within the two groups.    As communicated in …

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AgeChecked and Rdentify to collaborate on breaking at-risk identification barriers 

SBC News AgeChecked and Rdentify to collaborate on breaking at-risk identification barriers 

AgeChecked and Rdentify will unify tech and AI capacities to strengthen the ‘identifying of vulnerable customers’ for igaming operators.  Forming a new partnership, online ID verification specialist AgeChecked will work with igaming risk assessment software provider Rdentify to develop new comprehensive tools monitoring customer engagements. The alliance will see AgeChecked and Rdentify share tech and engineering resources to improve online …

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Peter Murray: W2 affordability takes central role in the safer gambling arena

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The ‘laser-like’ focus of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) on player protection, combined with the likely compliance updates from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) led review of the UK Gambling Act, could mean that adoption of W2’s new real-time affordability solution becomes vital for the country’s gaming operators. We spoke to W2 Head of Sales Peter …

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