Tag Archives: Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)

YGAM launches Parent Hub education service

The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has committed to boosting education surrounding gambling-related harms with the launch of a new ‘Parent Hub’. The new service will provide families with ‘resources, information and activities to help build digital resilience and safeguard their children’. Amanda Atkinson, Head of Parental Engagement at YGAM said: “The enormous variety of games and in-app …

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Deputy Speaker praises work of YGAM founders

Dame Rosie Winterton, MP for Doncaster Central and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, has praised the commitment of the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) founders for improving awareness of problem gambling. Dame Winterton highlighted the work of Anne and Keith Evans, with the charity now delivering a £10 million national education program aiming to reach over …

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YGAM hires UKGC comms exec as Head of External Affairs

The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has strengthened its senior leadership after confirming the appointment of Daniel Bliss as its new Head of External Affairs. Bliss joins the charity after working as part of the UK Gambling Commission‘s (UKGC) communications team for the last three years. During his tenure at the UKGC, Bliss was involved in key projects …

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UK betting commits to new ‘five core’ safer gambling measures

Chief Executives from a number of UK betting companies have signed up to a new package of safer gambling commitments, which will place a focus on mitigating the associated risks of gambling.  The CEOs from Aspers, bet365, Caesars, Flutter Entertainment, Genting, GVC Holdings, Playtech, Rank Group, Sky Betting & Gaming and William Hill have all committed to the new set …

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YGAM teams up with Betknowmore UK to deliver safer gambling strategy

Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has teamed up with gambling support service Betknowmore UK, which will see the duo work towards delivering a ‘purposeful, authentic and genuine’ responsible gambling strategy. As part of the strategy, the two have planned to launch two new training models which will aim to reach more industry professionals, universities, students and clients.  Commenting …

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