Tag Archives: Tracey Couch

Winning Post: Retail Games… a crime or a mistake?

Regulus Partners dissects a new era for UK retail betting incumbents which has begun with a very predictable opening chapter as Betfred and Paddy Power face scrutiny for circumventing gaming machine laws… This week saw the implementation of GB’s B2 ban and the rollout of some operator mitigation plans. Betfred and Paddy Power launched OTC products which used Virtual betting …

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Long awaited gambling triennial review met with mixed reaction

The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) finally released its triennial review of gaming machines stakes and prizes this morning, ushering a 12 week period of proposals and consultation on industry changes. As part of the review, the Gambling minister Tracey Crouch underlined the importance of ‘striking the right balance between socially responsible growth and protecting the …

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‘Out of Luck’…UK government to review gambling advertising standards

UK news sources have reported that the Conservative Government are considering a blanket ban on all gambling advertisements before the 9pm watershed. The government is set to add a review of UK gambling advertising practices to its ongoing examination of Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).  Early reports indicate that government will seek to clampdown gambling on TV advertising, expressing concerns …

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