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sunak monitors gambling review closely

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has raised direct concerns with the DCMS about further ‘enhanced affordability checks’ being imposed on bookmakers.  Reported by the Racing Post, local racing delegates of Sunak’s Richmond North Yorkshire constituency wrote to the Chancellor

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egba uk and eu must settle on post brexit digital data rules

Brussels-based industry trade body The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has warned the European Union and UK government that current Brexit arrangements carry operational and business concerns for the online gambling sector. Though the UK and EU settled on

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gamcare and ygam exceed first year educational targets

Prominent responsible gambling charities YGAM and GamCare have exceeded the first year targets for the Young People’s Gambling Harm Prevention Programme. The joint initiative – supported by the Betting and Gaming Council – has been launched in all regions of

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gambleless app reaches 100k milestone in resource provisions

Gambling addiction tracking app Gambleless has given away more than £120,000 worth of psycho-educational resources regarding gambling addiction. The app was initially launched in September 2020 and offers a range of resources to those suffering from gambling addiction, such as

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casinobeats innovation in slots series launches with fresh twists on evergreen titles

The CasinoBeats Innovation in Slots series will kick-off on Wednesday 3 February with Fresh Twists on Evergreen Titles, an in-depth look at the evolution of the Wheel of Fortune Megaways game.  The six-part webinar series will see the team behind

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shirt sponsorship ban most likely outcome of 2021 gambling review

The Daily Telegraph has this morning reported that PM Boris Johnson will likely support a ban on gambling industry shirt sponsorships across football.  Citing sources ‘close to Downing Street’, the Telegraph states that Johnson’s senior cabinet are determined to press

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william hill commits to 100 renewable energy with new green policy

British online and retail bookmaker William Hill has moved 100% of its UK electricity supply to renewable energy sources as part of a new green commitment. The arrangement has been in place since 1 October 2020 following a procurement tendering

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betway extends sponsorship of mibr brazil esports partnership

Betway has extended its sponsorship of Brazilian pro-Counter-Strike team ‘Made in Brazil’ (commonly referred to as ‘MIBR’) for a further year. The sponsorship extension marks the fourth consecutive year that Betway will serve as team sponsor of MIBR, recognised as

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playtech confirms finalto takeover approach

Playtech Plc has entered discussions with an ‘Israel based consortium’ with regards to the sale of its Finalto financial trading unit.  The FTSE250 technology group issued a short statement confirming media speculation that it had entered talks to offload Finalto

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betsson selects leanconvert to lead marketing roi disciplines

Betsson AB has appointed LeanConvert to serve as lead digital optimisation and conversion agency, across its international portfolio of +20 brands. The specialist UX and UI agency will undertake a review of Betsson’s individual brand strategies with regards to their

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