Tag: gamble aware

Barclays implements new self-exclusion feature

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As of this month, Barclays has become the first British high-street bank to offer its customers a self-exclusion feature feature on all gambling transaction. The service, which can be accessed via the Barclays Mobile Banking app or enabled in-branch, allows the bank’s customers to either completely block all forms of attempted gambling spend from their account, or institute specific spending...

NHS calls on Premier League sponsors to back Gamble Aware

The NHS has criticised a number of English Premier League club sponsors for neglecting to donate to Gamble Aware as part of efforts to limit problem gambling. The rebuke follows the recent report revealing that neither Newcastle United partner Fun88 nor Everton sponsor SportPesa have contributed to the charity’s £10m annual target this year, along with six other top flight...

Gamble Aware sees UK as ‘potential global leader’ in consumer protection

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  Utilising its relatively modest stand at ICE 2018 to its full potential last week, Gamble Aware was delighted with the amount of interest the exhibition’s patrons were showing their initiatives.   “It’s great to see how many people are coming to visit the stall, and brilliant to see plenty of the larger commercial operators getting involved in consumer protection as a...

Betting firms to be named and shamed for failing to fund Gamble Aware

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British betting companies are under coming pressure to help tackle a funding shortfall for Gamble Aware.   The UK charity said it would begin to identify donors next year, meaning operators not on the list might be identifiable by their absence. The tactic is being introduced after Gamble Aware fell £5m short of its £13m industry contributions target last year. “We cannot understand...