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UKGC: Expanded local approach strengthens National Strategy to reduce harms

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has stood by the progress of its ‘multi-agency approach’ that has been applied through its National Strategy to reduce gambling harms launched in 2019.  An update by Rob Burkitt, the Commission’s policy lead on shared regulation, underscored the importance of local authorities’ support of the National Strategy to achieve a shared objective to reduce gambling …

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Unlawful poker organisers ordered to pay over £32,000 in fines

Two men have been ordered to pay over £32,000 in fines and legal costs to Kingston Council following a crackdown on illegal gambling at a private members’ club in London. Nicholas Clark and Luke Flack pleaded guilty to gambling offences at Kingston Crown Court on Friday 29 April, with Judge Coello sentencing Clark to a fine of £2,300 and Flack to £1,000, …

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