Tag Archives: William Moyes

GambleAware secures £9m UKGC emergency fund to help maintain support network 

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has transferred £9 million in industry penalties to help its problem gambling, support, research and treatment charities cope with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  The UKGC has directly allocated £9 million to lead gambling-harm prevention charity GambleAware, who will be tasked with distributing funds to its partner network. The UKGC and GambleAware have prioritised ensuring that …

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Mims Davies – New National Strategy reflects modern concerns of tackling problem gambling

Mims Davies MP, the UK Minister for Sports & Civil Society (DCMS), has stated that the UK government will fully support the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) in implementing its new ‘National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms’. Appointed last November as UK Sports Minister, following the well-publicised resignation of Tracey Crouch in protest of ‘FOBTs delays’, Davies details the UKGC’s national …

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UKGC publishes ‘2019 Business Plan’ focusing on improving industry game protections

Issuing an industry update, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published its ‘2019 Business Plan’ outlining its key strategic priorities and focuses for its sector 2018-2019 guidance. The Commission’s plan forms part of a ‘three-year strategy’, seeking to improve industry standards, consumer protections and further prevent gambling-related harm on consumers and the general public. A key development in the UKGC’s …

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Input wanted…UKGC launches 2017/2018 ‘key focus’ business plan

Updating the market this morning, The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published its Business plan for 2017/2018 outlining its regulatory and industry focuses and priorities for key areas of the next financial year. The UKGC outlines that this year’s business plan will focus on five key areas: Empower and protect consumers Raise standards across all gambling sectors Build partnerships and understanding Ensure fair …

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