Tag Archives: Will Prochaska

GambleAware fights back against Good Law Project inaccuracies and misrepresentations

Zoe Osmund, GambleAware

GambleAware has  defended its reputation and independence as the UK’s leading charity fighting gambling addiction and minimising problem gambling harms. The charity issued a stern response this weekend to a damning article by iNews (DMG Media), which accused GambleAware of promoting the interests of the gambling sector. iNews ‘exclusive article’ revealed that the Charity Commission had opened a ‘regulatory compliance …

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Charity Commission complaint demands GambleAware stop its public deception

SBC News Charity Commission complaint demands GambleAware stop its public deception

The Charity Commission has received a complaint made against GambleAware for providing false information to the British public on gambling-related harms and suicides. The complaint has been submitted by The Good Law Project, an independent non-profit organisation led by public policy expert Will Prochaska, the former Strategic Director of Gambling with Lives (GWL). In its mission statement, The Good Law …

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GWL confirms Prochaska exit as Strategy Director

SBC News GWL confirms Prochaska exit as Strategy Director

Gambling with Lives (GWL) has announced that Will Prochaska has resigned as Strategy Director of the charity and reform group representing the families of those bereaved by gambling-related suicides. As announced this weekend, “Will Prochaska is leaving to operate as an independent advisor on gambling harm initiatives, a move that reflects his continued commitment to tackling the harm caused by …

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Rhodes tells Dame Dinenage of ‘specific concerns’ on misuse of statistics

SBC News Rhodes tells Dame Dinenage of ‘specific concerns’ on misuse of statistics

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published further specific details on concerns related to the “misuse of statistics”  as relayed by CEO Andrew Rhodes to Dame Caroline Dinenage, the Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on 29 August. Micheal Dugher (CEO, Betting and Gaming Council – BGC), Wes Himes (Executive Director for Standards and Innovation, BGC) and Will Prochaska …

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Andrew Rhodes criticised for no engagement with bereaved families of gambling harms

SBC News Andrew Rhodes criticised for no engagement with bereaved families of gambling harms

Gambling With Lives has publicly called-out UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) Chief Executive Andrew Rhodes for finding no time to communicate with the families bereaved by gambling suicide.  The Charity that seeks a root-and-branch reform of UK gambling focused on suicide prevention told the Daily Mail that Rhodes had made no attempt to engage with families of suicides attributed to gambling …

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