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April 6, 2020

BGC takes over Senet safer gambling remit

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the new industry standards body for betting and gaming, is expanding its safer gambling remit as it takes over much […]
April 5, 2020

NHS triumphs at virtual Grand National

Bookmakers set to donate over £2.6 million in profit to NHS Charities Together   The UK’s betting operators are delighted with the level of public engagement […]
April 1, 2020

NHS the big winner in virtual Grand National

The UK’s biggest betting operators are lining up to ensure the NHS is the big winner at this year’s virtual Grand National. Major betting operators have […]
March 27, 2020

Standards body Betting and Gaming Council announce new 10 pledge action plan for safer gambling during the Covid-19 crisis

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the new standards body for betting and gaming which covers betting shops, online betting and gaming businesses and casinos, has […]
March 25, 2020

Standards body BGC welcomes latest Government help on rate relief as “another much-needed shot in the arm” that will “help to protect tens of thousands of job”.

Standards body Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), which represents 90 per cent of the UK’s betting and gaming industry including betting shops and casinos, today welcomes […]
March 20, 2020

Betting and Gaming Council strongly welcomes Government’s unprecedented package and vows to play its full part in this ‘historic national effort’ to beat the virus, protect businesses and safeguard jobs

Standards body Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), which represents 90 per cent of the UK’s betting and gaming industry including betting shops, online gaming businesses, bingo […]
March 20, 2020

BGC letter to Chancellor of the Exchequer

Chancellor needs to help save thousands of jobs and businesses in betting and gaming sector.
March 17, 2020

Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) call on Chancellor for “emergency help to save thousands of jobs” in casino, betting, bingo and other leisure, hospitality and entertainment industries, following PM’s updated COVID-19 advice

BGC calls on Government to take action to save thousands of jobs in betting and gaming sectors.
March 10, 2020

Standards body BGC urge Chancellor to take “bold steps” on tax and business rates help retail leisure industry – including bookies and casinos – and to tackle Britain’s £1.4bn online black-market in Budget

Betting and Gaming Council urge Chancellor to take bold steps to help retail leisure industry, including bookies and casinos, and to tackle online black-market The Betting […]
March 2, 2020

New immigration plans could have negative impact on casinos, tourism and night-time economy, warns standards body BGC

New Standards body, the Betting and Gaming Council, has warned that the new immigration points based system could have a negative impact on casinos, tourism and […]