Tag Archives: gambleaware
- Labour Party seeks mandatory levy on betting operators to fund problem gambling treatment
September 26, 2017
The UK Labour Party is considering a plan that would compel gambling operators to fund National Health Service treatment for gambling addicts. Labour is set to begin its annual conference in Brighton on Tuesday, and deputy party leader Tom Watson’s office released excerpts of a speech he intends to deliver,...
- Coren-Mitchell gives the FOBTs a bashing; GambleAware expert on UK kids
August 22, 2017
The two-time European Poker Tour Main Event winner, Victoria Coren-Mitchell, gives the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals a good kicking, and GambleAware experts are worried about gambling ads influence on UK kids. There is a difference between a poker player and a gambler. I know it. You know it. Aunt Mildred...
- GambleAware open to statutory levy to meet funding targets
May 16, 2017
The UK gambling industry’s self-funded problem gambling association says it’s open to the idea of a government-imposed mandatory levy to ensure it meets its funding targets. On Tuesday, the GambleAware charity outfit issued a release celebrating the fact that it had received £8m worth of funding in the 12 months...
- UK betting shop self-exclusion program proving effective
March 29, 2017
A betting industry-driven self-exclusion program for UK problem gamblers is proving effective even as those with stronger gambling addictions probe the system for weaknesses. On Tuesday, the GambleAware charity issued a report on its evaluation of the Multi-Operator Self-Exclusion Scheme (MOSES) launched last spring by the Senet Group, the UK...
- GambleAware skeptical of MPs push for FOBT stake reduction
December 8, 2016
UK high street bookmakers saw their shares dive on Thursday on word that parliamentarians were pushing for further restrictions on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT). On Thursday, the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on FOBTs called on the government to reduce the maximum betting stake on FOBTs to £2 from its current...
UK media has problem with UK problem gambling stats
August 25, 2017
UK betting shop self-exclusion program proving effective
March 29, 2017