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GambleAware raises concerns of gambling prevalence in ‘most deprived areas’

Zoe Osmund, GambleAware

GambleAware has revealed that participation and spend on gaming products are disproportionately concentrated in the most deprived areas of Great Britain. This conclusion came as the charity revealed its commissioned Patterns of Play study, carried out by researchers from NatCen and Professor David Forrest and Professor Ian McHale, from the University of Liverpool.  The data from the research includes 139,152 …

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Michael Dugher: Gambling ads not singled out by consumers

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum. Michael Dugher.

The viewing public find advertising to be ‘annoying’ in general, not gambling advertising in particular, according to Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) Chief Executive Michael Dugher. Writing in parliamentary magazine The House, the BGC CEO, and former Shadow Secretary of State for the DCMS, criticised ‘prohibitionists from the anti-gambling lobby’, although acknowledged that the industry is ‘reassured’ by the ‘evidence-based …

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GambleAware study recognises deep contrasts of UK online gambling

SBC News GambleAware study recognises deep contrasts of UK online gambling

GambleAware has published the findings of its ‘interim research’ conducted by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) on the gambling habits of ‘close to 140,000 active online gambling accounts’. The research undertaken between July 2018 and June 2019 was commissioned to provide gambling stakeholders with a greater understanding of online gambling customer behaviours and habits. The intelligence, gathered in …

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