Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: Funding

Industry digs deep to meet £10m GambleAware funding target

Gamble-Aware’s funding target of £10m has been reached, although that will do little to drown out the miseries of a vociferous anti-gambling lobby. But, it’s a significant change in pace for the betting and gambling sectors who have started to rise to the challenge of social responsibility.

SEV receives backing to expand Bounce and launch bingo brand

Social Entertainment Ventures Bounce
Social Entertainment Ventures has secured $15.4m in a funding round led by Acropolis Capital intended to grow the business across the UK and America.

Fund more coastal defences, says Environment Agency

Environment Agency say Fund more Coastal defences
The Environment Agency has unveiled its new climate change strategy, which calls for the government to spend an additional £1bn on coastal defences over the..

Bookmakers up problem gambling treatment funding

problem gambling
The UK’s biggest bookmakers have agreed to increase funding for problem gambling treatment to £100m over the next four years.   Owners have confirmed that they will increase their voluntary levy on gambling profits from 0.1 percent to 1 percent. The companies include Ladbrokes Coral, Paddy Power Betfair, Skybet, William Hill and Bet 365. “This is an unprecedented level of commitment and collaboration...

GambleAware donations rise but fall just short of £10m target

GambleAware donations Tom Watson renews 1% call
GambleAware has said it will require at least its expected £10m target income for the coming year, and “significant” increases in revenue thereafter - as..

Herne Bay Pier unveils £4m extension plan

Herne Bay Pier
The Herne Bay Pier Trust is hoping to secure funding to help its aim of restoring the attraction’s former status as the second longest pier in the UK. Ambitious £4m plans to extend Herne Bay Pier by building a new walkway and platform have been unveiled. If the money is secured, it will be the first stage of long-term ambitions to...

South West Coast Path to receive fund boost

Coinslot South West Coast fund
The South West Coast Path, which will soon be extended through Somerset up to Brean, has been named as one of the first beneficiaries of a £40m government fund aiming to boost tourism in Britain. Operators along the path will likely see higher footfall after the investment, as the money will be used to bring together a ‘whole range of...