Betting & Gaming

19 Jul 2019

Gaming - DDCMS publish response to society lottery reform consultation.

As previously reported, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media  & Sport (DDCMS) last year  undertook a consultation to explore a number of proposals relating to Society Lotteries including raising the annual limit of  sales ...

18 Jul 2019

Gaming - DDCMS publish response to society lottery reform consultation

On Tuesday (16th July) the Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport (DDCMS) launched a  consultation regarding the minimum age for playing the National Lottery ahead of the competition to run the 4th National Lottery licence.Since ...

11 Jul 2019

Gambling - Interim report into gambling advertising and marketing published

In March 2018, GambleAware commissioned two independent consortia to assess the extent, nature and impact of gambling marketing and advertising on children, young people and vulnerable groups in the UK.  On the 9th July they published an inte...

04 Jul 2019

Gambling - William Hills announce significant closures

We recently reported the Gambling Commission’s publication of industry statistics for the period October 2017 to September 2018.  We highlighted in this article that the effect of the B2 stake reductions, which took effect in April &rsq...

01 Jul 2019

Gambling - House of Lords - Call for Evidence.

We recently reported the formation of a new House of Lords Committee to report on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry.  The Committee has to report on its findings by 31st March 2020.The Committee have now published thei...

28 Jun 2019

Gambling - New House of Lords Select Committee Formed

On the 13th June 2019 a new House of Lords Select Committee was constituted.The new Committee, chaired by Lord Grade of Yarmouth the former Controller of BBC1, has been established to report on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Indu...