What's new in the UK betting and gaming industry
18 January 2021


Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has unveiled an animated video highlighting the regulated industry’s safer gambling record as well as its contribution to the economy and sport.
11 January 2021

BGC Congratulates Kwasi Kwarteng on Business Secretary Appointment

Michael Dugher, chief executive of the Betting and Gaming Council, has congratulated Kwasi Kwarteng on his appointment as the new Business Secretary.
1 January 2021

Brigid Simmonds

Looking ahead to another year of progress in promoting safer gambling
20 December 2020

BGC statement on new Covid-19 restrictions

BGC statement on the announcement of further Covid-19 restrictions
20 December 2020

Black Market Threat

Betting and Gaming Council warns of black market threat as illegal sites are visited 27 million times by British punters
11 December 2020

Safe re-opening of hundreds of Scottish betting shops

Betting and Gaming Council welcomes the safe re-opening of hundreds of Scottish betting shops following Covid shutdown – and urges ministers to let casinos follow suit
8 December 2020

Michael Dugher: launch of gambling review

Michael Dugher says launch of Gambling Review is ‘important opportunity to drive further changes on safer gambling’
4 December 2020

Minister's Vow

BGC welcomes minister’s vow that Gambling Review will ‘strike right balance’ between protecting vulnerable and enjoyment for customers
3 December 2020

BGC’s Covid action plan

BGC’s Covid action plan delivers huge increase in safer gambling messages and boost to industry standards
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