Betting & Gaming

04 Oct 2019

Guidance for tackling under-age gambling in pubs

On Thursday, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and UKHospitality jointly published guidance for tackling under-age gambling in pubs.The key principles of the Charter are:To collaborate across the pub sector and with other industr...

28 Aug 2019

Gambling - Consultation on gambling with credit cards

Between February and May this year the Gambling Commission conducted a call for evidence on gambling with Credit Cards.  This exercise was promulgated from the advice by the former Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (now Advisory Board for S...

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...