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Liberal Democrats challenge Senet Group’s ‘When The Fun Stops, Stop’ campaign

The Liberal Democrats have challenged the Senet Group’s ‘When The Fun Stops, Stop‘ campaign, calling for it to be scrapped in a bid to ‘overhaul’ the industry’s approach to responsible gambling.  The centrist party claims that the Senet campaign could be ‘exacerbating the national gambling crisis’, and has called for further scrutiny into the methods used to combat the issue. …

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APBGG: There is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to tackling problem gambling

Industry figureheads and wider health and education stakeholders addressed the issue of whether ‘the gambling  industry is giving players enough control?’ – at the latest meeting of the Parliamentary All Party Betting and Gaming Group  –APBGG – (7 May 2019). The subject matter was discussed by Sarah Hanratty, Chief Executive Officer at the Senet Group; Damon De Ionno, Managing Director …

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Five join the Senet Group to promote responsible gambling

In a move to improve industry-wide collaboration and tackle problem gambling Aspers, Caesars, Genting, Playtech and the Rank Group have joined UK responsible gambling body Senet Group. The five will sit on the Senet Group’s quarterly CEO forum, which currently offers advice to the group’s Board and independent chairman, Gillian Wilmot. They join GVC (Ladbrokes Coral), William Hill, Paddy Power …

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Senet Group calls for ‘targeted interventions’ to combat problem-gambling

UK responsible gambling body Senet Group believes that more needs to be done to actively reduce gambling-related harm through targeted intervention as discussed in its independent research report which aims at examining gambling behaviours in the wider context of personal control. The report, entitled ‘In Control: How to support safer gambling using a behaviour change approach’, sets out the criteria required for a behaviour …

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When the Fun Stops, Stop campaign celebrated in new promotional video

Following last month’s move by the Senet Group to waive copyright restrictions on its ‘When the Fun Stops, Stop’ campaign, the independent body has released a new video extolling the virtues of the responsible gambling promotion. The video, which sets out the rationale behind the main message ‘When the Fun Stops, Stop’, includes commentary from industry thought leaders giving their …

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The Senet Group urges UK operators to adopt responsible gambling campaign

The Senet Group, the industry-led independent body dedicated to raising betting social responsibility standards has called on the sector to adopt a responsible gambling campaign which has demonstrated high levels of engagement with UK audiences.  The body’s “When the Fun Stops, Stop” campaign has now reached an estimated 82% of regular UK gamblers, with 33%, or an indicative 5 million adults …

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Wanda Goldwag steps down as Chair of The Senet Group

Industry independent watchdog The Senet Group has today confirmed that Wanda Goldwag has departed as Group Chair. Goldwag, the first Chair of The Senet Group, which was founded in 2014 to improve industry-wide social responsibility standards in gambling advertising and operational practices, has chosen not to renew a further three-year tenure as Chair of the watchdog. Issuing an update, The …

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Scott Longley – Sky Bet’s undeserved brickbats over EFL deal

Scott Longley details industry charity GambleAware’s bizarre criticism of Sky Bet’s English Football League (EFL) sponsorship extension, in which the online betting firm has placed consumer responsibility and safety at the heart of its marketing initiatives.    _______________ Sky Bet might be forgiven a measure of bemusement after the company found itself under attack from the problem gambling charity Gamble …

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George Kidd – The Senet Group – Squabbling helps no-one

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Senet Group, the lead responsibility body for gambling in the UK, has marked the first Responsible Gambling Week by launching its Quarter Four awareness campaign. This will include stand-alone responsible gambling advertising at a number of live football matches and 2,000 more adverts across channels that are known to be popular with those who are likely to gamble online. George …

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Senet Group calls for industry to help RGSB’s Responsible Gaming study

Industry-independent watchdog, The Senet Group has called for gambling stakeholders to back the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB), in its efforts to establish a better understanding and overall knowledge of responsible gambling. Set-up in 2016, the RGSB has proposed a three-year strategy to promote responsibility in gambling and to reduce or mitigate gambling-related harm. The RGSB’s is intending to publish …

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