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14 July 2021

BGC CONDEMNS ‘BIZARRE’ SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT DECISION TO IMPOSE MIDNIGHT CURFEW ON CASINOS

The Betting and Gaming Council has expressed its dismay at the Scottish Government’s 11th hour decision to impose a midnight curfew on the country’s casinos.
7 July 2021

NUMBER OF TV BETTING ADS DURING EUROS FALLS BY ALMOST HALF COMPARED TO LAST WORLD CUP

The number of TV betting adverts shown on ITV during the European Championships has reduced by almost half compared to the World Cup in 2018, new figures have revealed.
6 July 2021

BGC WELCOMES GOVERNMENT PLAN TO LIFT COVID RESTRICTIONS ON CASINOS AND BETTING SHOPS AS ‘BOOST FOR THE ECONOMY’

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has welcomed the Government’s plan to lift most remaining Covid restrictions in England.
4 July 2021

BGC CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO ESTABLISH A GAMBLING OMBUDSMAN

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has called on the Government to establish a Gambling Ombudsman to deal with concerns raised by customers.
21 June 2021

TOP CHARITIES IN THE MONEY AFTER BOOKIES HAND OVER £1.25 MILLION IN PROFITS FROM FLAGSHIP RACE

Some of the UK’s top charities will land a big-money windfall after bookies handed over all their profits from a flagship race.
17 June 2021

RACING FANS URGED TO BACK THEIR FAVOURITES AND HELP RAISE MONEY FOR GREAT CAUSES

Horseracing fans have been urged to have a flutter on a flagship race and help raise money for top charities at the same time.
20 May 2021

BETTING AND GAMING INDUSTRY UNITES ONCE AGAIN FOR SAFER GAMBLING WEEK 2021

The regulated betting and gaming industry is joining forces once again for Safer Gambling Week 2021.
14 May 2021

BGC WELCOMES RE-OPENING OF CASINOS AND EASING OF BETTING SHOP RESTRICTIONS TO BOOST ECONOMY

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has welcomed the safe re-opening of the UK’s casinos and the further easing of restrictions imposed on betting shops.
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