News

January 14, 2020

Statement from Betting and Gaming Council on credit card announcement

Following the announcement by the Gambling Commission about credit cards, Brigid Simmonds OBE, Chairman of the Betting and Gaming Council, said: “The BGC is committed to […]
January 9, 2020

BGC Members waive exclusive rights to show FA Cup games

Following reports about the media rights for screening FA Cup games, Brigid Simmonds, Chairman of the Betting and Gaming Council, said: “Our members did not seek […]
December 19, 2019

Limits Are Good.

‘Limits are good’: a new campaign to encourage safer gambling over the festive period Over the Christmas period, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) will conduct […]
December 11, 2019

Reflections on GambleAware’s Report on Factors Influencing Young People’s Gambling Habits

Brigid Simmonds, Chairman of the Betting and Gaming Council reflects on the recent report on young people and gambling.   Last week GambleAware published the findings […]
December 6, 2019

Chief Executive of Betting and Gaming Council announced

The Betting and Gaming Council announced today that Michael Dugher has been appointed as its new chief executive. Michael will be joining the Betting and Gaming […]
November 15, 2019

Reflections on Responsible Gambling Week 2019

Responsible Gambling (RG) Week 2019 has been a huge success and the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) are delighted to have been involved. Responsible gambling is […]
November 12, 2019

New “cooling off” measures introduced in betting shops

The Betting and Gaming Council has announced the introduction of an Anonymous Player Awareness System (APAS) on gaming machines in betting shops. APAS is a real-time algorithm […]
November 7, 2019

Responsible Gambling Week: What it is and What We’re Up to

November 6, 2019

Leading UK gambling companies sign up to Safer Gambling Commitments

November 6, 2019

Chairman of new Betting and Gaming Council announced