Tag Archives: Gillian Wilmot

Five join the Senet Group to promote responsible gambling

In a move to improve industry-wide collaboration and tackle problem gambling Aspers, Caesars, Genting, Playtech and the Rank Group have joined UK responsible gambling body Senet Group. The five will sit on the Senet Group’s quarterly CEO forum, which currently offers advice to the group’s Board and independent chairman, Gillian Wilmot. They join GVC (Ladbrokes Coral), William Hill, Paddy Power …

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Senet Group calls for ‘targeted interventions’ to combat problem-gambling

UK responsible gambling body Senet Group believes that more needs to be done to actively reduce gambling-related harm through targeted intervention as discussed in its independent research report which aims at examining gambling behaviours in the wider context of personal control. The report, entitled ‘In Control: How to support safer gambling using a behaviour change approach’, sets out the criteria required for a behaviour …

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The Senet Group: UK gambling responsible strategy needs collective business input

Industry independent watchdog The Senet Group has published its response to the UKGC’s stakeholder consultation on developing new policy initiatives/directives for the ‘National Responsible Gambling Strategy – NRGS’. Seeking to develop a new cooperative framework, the UKGC’s three-year national strategy will primarily focus on i) reducing gambling harms, ii) expanding stakeholder cooperation, iii) improving UK health and community networks’ knowledge and …

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Ladbrokes places the Senet Group’s core message at the heart of SPFL sponsorship

Industry-independent watchdog and standards body, The Senet Group has praised Ladbrokes (GVC Holdings) for its commitment to promoting Responsible Gambling through its marquee sponsorship of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL). Promoting safer gambling, Ladbrokes marketing confirms that the Senet Group’s ‘When the Fun Stops, Stop’ message will appear across all SPFL players’ shirts for the 2019/20 season. David Macdonald, Sponsorship …

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The Senet Group appoints policy & comms pro Sarah Hanratty as new CEO

Industry-independent watchdog The Senet Group has confirmed the appointment of Sarah Hanratty as new Chief Executive, replacing former incumbent George Kidd who announced his leadership departure last May. Hanratty who will take leadership on 6 August 2018, joins the Senet Group from UK alcohol standards association The Portman Group, where she most recently served as Deputy Chief Executive & Director …

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The Senet Group open to creating a ‘safer gambling’ levy

Industry-independent watchdog The Senet Group has tentatively backed the potential introduction of a statutory ‘safer gambling’ levy imposed on UK gambling operators. Last week, Senet Group Chair Gillian Wilmot, issued the following statement, regarding the watchdog’s current position on developing a new industry levy designed to ‘fund gambling research, education and treatment’. “The Senet Group is committed to working in …

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Wanda Goldwag steps down as Chair of The Senet Group

Industry independent watchdog The Senet Group has today confirmed that Wanda Goldwag has departed as Group Chair. Goldwag, the first Chair of The Senet Group, which was founded in 2014 to improve industry-wide social responsibility standards in gambling advertising and operational practices, has chosen not to renew a further three-year tenure as Chair of the watchdog. Issuing an update, The …

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