Tag Archives: Safer Gambling Week

Safer Gambling Week launches new website for 2022 blitz

Safer Gambling Week has launched a new website to better inform and support all participants of this year’s Safer Gambling Week event that will take place from 17th – 23rd October 2022 (#SGWeek2022). The new website of safergamblinguk.org will serve as a hub of information and tools for all safer gambling stakeholders. Safer Gambling Week is organised by the BGC, …

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Andrew Rhodes: “It’s time everyone faced facts on Safer Gambling duties” 

Andrew Rhodes, the interim Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), has offered his first reflections on the industry’s regulatory developments during Safer Gambling Week (1-7 November).  Publishing a blog post on the Commission’s website, Rhodes stated that his department still required “to see much greater compliance from the industry across the board”. Drawing on parallels, Rhodes reflected that …

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YGAM secures leaders pledge to participate in Safer Gambling Training

Industry CEOs and Directors have pledged to participate in the Safer Gambling Training modules designed by education experts YGAM and Betknowmore.  The pledge by industry leadership has been undertaken to highlight the importance of staff training and development as an industry discipline during Safer Gambling Week (1-7 November). Leaders will complete five online modules during the week covering important topics …

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BGC announces 2021 Safer Gambling Week

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has announced the date for 2021 Safer Gambling Week, due to take place between 1 November and 7 November, in cooperation with the Bingo Association and Bacta. Since its inception in 2017, the annual campaign has seen the betting and gaming industry collaborate on several safer gambling messages via online and land-based venues, to …

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Sportsbet.io makes sponsorship gesture for Southampton charity fixture

Pledging its support to the Saints Foundation as the main club partner of Southampton FC, Sportsbet.io has donated its shirt sponsorship of the Premier League team to its charity arm for this weekend’s clash with Burnley FC. In place of the brand’s logo, the Saints Foundation will be visible across the first team’s shirts, with match worn shirts to be …

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Winning Post: NHS self-isolates during Safer Gambling Week

Industry leadership and social responsibility advocates should be concerned at the NHS’ cold stance on Safer Gambling Week. Regulus Partners acknowledges the safer gambling initiative’s obvious flaws but states that it should not be discounted as virtue signalling by betting operators.  _________________ The NHS’s decision to criticise ‘Safer Gambling Week’ reveals much about the challenges facing the National Strategy to …

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Sportsbet.io teams with Southampton to promote Safer Gambling Week in new campaign

Southampton Football Club and gambling brand Sportsbet.io have joined forces to launch a new campaign which raises awareness of 2020 Safer Gambling Week. The Safer Gambling Week campaign runs from 19 to 25 November, and the Premier League side will provide fans with support and advice on how to bet responsibly. A dedicated space on the official club website will …

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William Hill puts #SGWeek20 at forefront of November advertising 

William Hill has launched a new campaign to utilise its entire media and sponsorship portfolio in support of ‘Safer Gambling Week- #SGWeek20’ which takes place from 19-25 November.  The bookmaker has launched a series of mini-clips and personalised messages from its sports ambassadors and sponsorship partners, promoting #SGWeek20’s core objective of broadening the conversation with customers and the wider public …

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BGC: Safer gambling values are important ‘all year round’

BGC: Safer gambling values are important ‘all year round’

As the industry marks the beginning of Safer Gambling Week, Michael Dugher, CEO of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), has reaffirmed his belief that the betting sector is committed to promoting social responsibility ‘not for one week but all year around’. The event, which is now in its fourth year, is integral in kick starting the national conversation on …

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