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Banks’ gambling blocking tools on the rise as costs of living bites budgets

gambling blocking

Prominent banking and financial services firms have noted an increase in the use of gambling blocking software, as consumers try to curb their spending. In the face of rising costs of living throughout the winter, coupled with the usual monetary pressures of the Christmas period, Monzo is one provider which has seen an upsurge in usage.  The open banking company …

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GambleAware publishes report and guide for financial services to help prevent gambling harm

Zoe Osmund, GambleAware

GambleAware has published a new report analysing behavioural datasets, in order to understand if this method could be used to build a more precise picture of how people gamble, identify signs of harm, and eventually inform prevention, treatment, and support responses. Conducted by the charity’s Behavioural Insights Team, the new research examined bank transactional data from Monzo and HSBC to …

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GamCare calls on collaboration to fill gambling block inefficiencies

SBC News GamCare calls on collaboration to fill gambling block inefficiencies

GamCare has called for UK financial institutions and businesses to work together in ensuring that all ‘gambling block’ loopholes are closed in order to protect vulnerable consumers. The call for collaboration follows GamCare hosting its ‘Gambling Related Financial Harm’ workshop in which diverse financial stakeholders shared insights on the design and safety features of gambling block tools used by banking …

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