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15 October 2021

BGC LAUNCHES NEW ‘TAKE TIME TO THINK’ CAMPAIGN IN FRESH DRIVE TO PROMOTE SAFER GAMBLING

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging customers to use the wide range of safer gambling tools offered by its members.
22 September 2021

BGC RESPONDS TO CHRIS PHILP BEING NAMED MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR GAMBLING

Our CEO Michael Dugher congratulated Mr Philp on his appointment, and said the Government must maintain momentum on publication of the Gambling Review white paper.
17 September 2021

BGC welcomes new Secretary of State for DCMS - and says it’s vital the Government continues its ‘evidence-led’ approach to the Gambling Review

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has congratulated Nadine Dorries on becoming the new Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
6 September 2021

BGC BACKS GOVERNMENT’S ‘PLAN FOR JOBS’ WITH PLEDGE TO CREATE 5,000 APPRENTICESHIPS OVER NEXT FIVE YEARS

Betting and gaming firms have pledged to create 5,000 apprenticeships over the next five years.
2 September 2021

BRIGID SIMMONDS COMMENTS ON NEW GAMBLING COMMISSION CHAIR

Marcus Boyle has been appointed as new chair of the Gambling Commission.
24 August 2021

Betting shops are top of the league for age verification

UK betting shops have once again shown they are top of the league when it comes to preventing under-18s from buying their products.
6 August 2021

NEW FOOTBALL SEASON SEES BGC PLEDGE TO ‘MAINTAIN MOMENTUM’ ON PROTECTING YOUNG PEOPLE AND PROMOTING SAFER BETTING

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has pledged to “maintain the momentum” on protecting young people and promoting safer betting as the new football season kicks off.
15 July 2021

BGC WELCOMES GAMBLING ADS OPT OUT ON SNAPCHAT

The Betting and Gaming Council has welcomed the news that the ability to opt out for gambling advertising is now available to Snapchat users in the United Kingdom.
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