Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tag: gambling industry

Comment: Don’t lose your nerve Boris! / Lords above / Dear Rishi…

Comment 2736 easing restrictions betting and gaming council Michael Dugher economy gambling industry
Comment: A group of peers have come to the conclusion that reining back the gaming and gambling industry with more restrictive and expensive regulation will lead to a boost to the economy...

Does she mean us? Is gambling really the new tobacco?

Carolyn Harris Gambling new tobacco
Is gambling really the new tobacco? Industry figures speak about the consequences of such an association, how it undermines confidence in social responsibility initiatives and how important it is to recognise the distinct gambling sectors.

A very Irish ‘crackdown’: Rearranging the deckchairs on a titanic failure to legislate

Northern Ireland
Following a report in The Times, the Irish government is looking to find a quick fix for the gambling industry’s dilapidated legislative framework. Meanwhile, comprehensive proposals gather dust, and trade associations lose patience. Unlicensed ‘casino-style’ gaming machines will be seized, promised Paschal Donohoe, Ireland’s finance minister, in response to a parliamentary question raised in light of a recent report in...

Change of the guard: Jeremy Wright appointed new culture secretary

Jeremy Wright
In Monday’s cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Theresa May moved Jeremy Wright from attorney general to secretary of the DCMS, shifting Matt Hancock to health minister. Jeremy Wright, MP for Kenilworth and Southam, has been appointed the new secretary of state for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport by Prime Minister Theresa May. On Monday 9 July, following the resignation...