The percentage of UK gamblers developing problems has remained stable and the number of adults playing games of chance as fallen, according to the UK Gambling Commission’s latest combined health survey.
Camelot will pay a £1.15 million penalty package for failings, which included a fault within a mobile app and publishing an incomplete list of raffle prizes following a Lotto draw.
The UKGC has introduced fresh changes to its Licensing Codes and Conditions of Practice (LCCP), placing increased pressure on operators to stay within the lines.
The lead author of a new RGSB report has argued that “gambling isn't something that affects just a few individuals but extends far beyond them to affect their families, communities and society"...
Potential changes to society lotteries have been praised by the UK Gambling Commission, after the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced a consultation period regarding possible reform.
GambleAware has welcomed the UKGC focus on protecting children, but reiterated its concern that 12% of 11 to 15-year-olds are involved in regular gambling.
Online gambling firm 32Red has been hit with a £2m penalty package by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), after failing to protect a consumer who deposited £758,000 during the two and a half year investigation.
The UKGC has advised stakeholders to keep a close eye on its Twitter feed (@GamRegGB) to discover what colleagues are doing to support the Institute of Licensing’s ‘National Licensing Week’.
Recently-released UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) statistics have identified a steady decline across the UK bingo sector since April 2008.
Securing a new agreement, GambleAware will increase its funding of GamCare projects and initiatives by 20%, through a grant totalling £14 million over a three-year period.