Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tag: Regulator

Commission job-cuts sign of the regulator “giving up,” says Harris

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News that the Gambling Commission may be axing dozens of staff has caused a veritable shit-storm in Westminster: with long-term critics seizing on it as further proof of an organisation “unfit for purpose”.

McArthur calls for industry-led game design code

McArthur industry led design code
While praising the industry for progress made with social responsibility measures, Neil McArthur, CEO of the Gambling Commission, also set the industry..

Wright confirms government considering gambling credit-card ban

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The culture secretary has said the government will follow the lead of the Gambling Commission, which is conducting a call-for-evidence on the issue of credit card use in gambling.

Which? renews calls for cash-access regulator

Consumer group Which? has released servant calls for the government to create a bespoke regulator tasked solely with protecting public access to cash. “We have serious concerns that the alarming rate of cash machine and bank branch closures risks leaving people facing an uphill battle to access the cash they rely on,” said Jenni Allen on behalf of the lobby...

Pubs falling short of policing underage fruit machine play, says regulator

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The Gambling Commission has called on the pub sector to take action following a recent study which indicates a rise in underage gambling in drinking establishments. A new study by the Gambling Commission estimates that only just over 10 percent of English pubs actively intervene to stop underage players from accessing gaming machines.