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Martin Lycka: Us versus Them – psychology of gambling regulation

In the fourth of a series of columns on international gambling legislation, GVC Holdings Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka debates the antagonistic relationship that can develop between the regulator and the industry. __________________ Operators v. Regulators, undoubtedly a top billing in the industry nowadays. Just pause and think how many times in recent past you have bumped into an …

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Gambling industry tightens advertising code

The gambling industry has tightened up its advertising code in an effort to strengthen its social responsibility performance. These changes follow work undertaken by the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) as part of a wider review commissioned in 2014 by the then Secretary of State at DCMS into all aspects of gambling advertising. The improvements to be made include: …

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FA wants total ban on football betting for players

The Football Association has proposed that from next season any player in league football and the top four tiers of the non-league system will be banned from betting, either directly or indirectly, on any football match or competition anywhere in the world. The changes to FA Rules from the start of the 2014-15 season would also see a worldwide prohibition …

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