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YGAM teams up with GAMSTOP and RecoverMe to embark on university tour

YGAM, The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust has embarked on its Gambling Support University Tour in partnership with safer gambling counterparts GAMSTOP and RecoverMe.  The Tour will see teams from the three organisations visit university campuses across the UK, to engage students and university staff on wide-ranging issues related to gambling harms. Of significance, the tour will train university …

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GAMSTOP & YGAM highlight concerns on gambling habits formed during University

A new survey commissioned by safer gambling charities GAMSTOP and YGAM has revealed insights into university students gambling habits and spending. Taking feedback from 2,000 Students across UK campuses, the survey undertaken by research agency CensusWide revealed that 80% of participants had gambled. Of those students, 41% admitted that gambling had a “negative impact on their university experience, including missing …

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Steve Birch: Sky Bet’s EFL partnership ‘most significant’ in world of sport

Sky Bet’s long-term partnership with the English Football League (EFL) has been described as one of the ‘most significant’ in the world of professional sports by the group’s CEO Steve Birch. Writing on the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) website, he suggested that the deal,  which was first established in 2013, has mostly revolved around advertising with a specific focus …

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Tebwin sportsbook named betting partner of Worcester Warriors

Online casino and sportsbook Tebwin.com has become the official betting partner of Gallagher Premiership Rugby club Worcester Warriors. In a bid to increase Tebwin’s support of UK sport, the company’s logo will be displayed at Sixways Stadium with other promotional material as part of the collaboration. “We look forward to working closely with Worcester Warriors and seeing the team flourish …

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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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Gambling harm and education charities back Chesterfield FC’s matchday awareness campaign

Engagement between lower division football clubs and safer gambling organisations continues to increase, as a National League fixture on Tuesday was host to a number of charity delegates.  A range of groups were invited to attend the match at Chesterfield FC’s Technique Stadium, including GamCare and the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)- represented by Head of Delivery Sam …

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Anna Hemmings: Public feel operators ‘are not doing their part’

GamCare CEO Anna Hemmings has argued that the general public do not feel that the betting and gaming firms ‘are doing their part’ as the UK government moves forward with its review of the 2005 Gambling Act. Publishing a statement to mark Safer Gambling Week 2021, Hemmings detailed that in collaboration with YouGov the charity surveyed 1,510 people who gamble …

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GamCare highlights ‘huge value’ in TalkBanStop collaboration after survey

Following a survey by Ipsos Mori, GamCare has maintained confidence in its collaboration  and ‘common shared vision’ with Gamban and GAMSTOP revolving around the TalkBanStop initiative. According to Ipsos Mori’s research, people who have made use of all three layers of the provided support have gambled less and as a result experienced a reduction in gambling-related harms, in particular with …

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Former Entain Director Reynolds joins GAMSTOP leadership

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GAMSTOP has announced an expansion of its senior leadership team, having appointed Simon Reynolds as a Non-Executive Director of the National Online Self-Exclusion Scheme. The responsible gambling awareness organisation has expressed confidence in the ‘knowledge and experience’ of safe betting policies and procedures due to his 30 years’ of cross-sector experience in the industry. The new hire’s former positions include …

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