Online gaming firm 888 Holdings saw its share price jump by 5% this morning, despite being handed a record £7.8 million over “serious failings” in its handling of vulnerable customers.
Regulus Partners was not surprised at the findings from a review on problem gambling, but admitted that an increase in prevalence rates for “most modes of gambling” was a concern.
Following new research published by the UK Gambling Commission last week, the regulator has called for a renewed focus on addressing the harms that can arise from problem gambling.
Chris North from GamCrowd gets to grips with how the UX specialists deal with regulatory pressures when designing their apps and websites.
Sarah Gardner, the UK Gambling Commission’s executive director for consumers, lotteries and regulatory strategy, discusses the importance of diversity across all levels of the gambling industry.
The UK Gambling Commission is calling for views on changes that will make it easier for consumers to understand where money raised from society lottery ticket sales is going.
The chief executive of the UK Gambling Commission has promised “tough action” against any licensed operators that fail to abide by the regulator’s own mission statement to put the consumer first after the Birmingham-based body unveiled its new enforcement strategy.
Following a consultation earlier this year, the UK Gambling Commission has implemented new measures aimed at enhancing consumer protection in the online gaming sector.
A breakdown of some of the more interesting figures to emerge from the gambling industry in the past seven days.