Tag Archives: Lloyds

GamCare calls for consistency in the promotion of gambling blocks 

SBC News GamCare calls for consistency in the promotion of gambling blocks 

GamCare has submitted its guidance on how to enhance bank gambling blocks, as part of its ‘cross-sector’ Gambling Related Financial Harm (GRFH) programme.  GRFH aims to combine the knowhow and knowledge of finance and gambling companies to cooperate and develop resources and deepen support to financial risks of gambling harms. In March, GamCare hosted a GRFH a virtual workshop with …

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Lloyds enhances gambling safety with Gamban

SBC News 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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SBC’s Year In Review: January 2019’s big betting news

SBC News SBC's Year In Review: January 2019's big betting news

As 2019 comes to a close, SBC looks back on the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world.  This inaugural edition looks at January and more specifically at Insider Sport’s take on football’s 3pm blackout, GambleAware’s backing of self-exclusion, David Clifton’s sports betting predictions for the year and the UK high-street bank …

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Halifax launches ‘gambling freeze’ feature for UK accounts

SBC News Halifax launches 'gambling freeze' feature for UK accounts

Halifax has become the latest bank operating in the UK to allow its customers to block transactions made on gambling websites, joining the likes of Barclays, Lloyds, Santander, and RBS.  The new blocking feature has been designed ‘in recognition of the ways in which the bank can support customers to manage their money and gamble responsibly’. Elyn Corfield, Managing Director …

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Winning Post – Safer gambling banks on blocking

SBC News Winning Post - Safer gambling banks on blocking

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Poland: betting market – poles apart? Betting turnover attributed to domestically licensed operators is reported to have grown 55% to PLZ5.1bn (€1.17bn) in 2018, taking the officially estimated market share to 48% …

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