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UKGC extends research consultation until the end of February

Sarah Garnder: UKGC consultation conclusions due this summer

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has extended the consultation phase of its feedback on its research methodologies with regards to gambling participation and how problem gambling prevalence is measured across the country.     The consultation, which was originally due to close on 12 February, has been extended by a further two-weeks to Friday 26 February. It will give respondents more time …

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Oxford report places spotlight on gambling’s ‘poor social outcomes’

SBC News Oxford report places spotlight on gambling’s 'poor social outcomes'

Undertaking its review of the 2005 Gambling Act, the government has been presented with a further report underlining the potential financial consequences and societal risks of problem gambling and addiction on the UK public. The report, undertaken by the University of Oxford’s Department of Social Policy and Intervention, was developed to research ‘the association between gambling and financial social and …

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