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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...

10 Jul 2019

Government Publishes Response to Independent Review of Modern Slavery Act 2015

In July 2018, the Government commissioned Frank Field MP, Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler-Sloss to undertake an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.  The Act, which is claimed by the Home Office to have been the first of its...

10 Jul 2019

Successful application in new City of York 'red zone'

City of York Council has included a Cumulative Impact Area (CIA) within its Licensing Policy since 2005. Following statutory changes to CIAs last year the Council reviewed its policy further and recently introduced a new ‘red zone’ are...

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...