Monday, August 8, 2022

Tag: Sarah Healey

Gambling review is not imminent, says DCMS secretary … but it will happen

Shooter game gambling review
Getting the Covid-19 pandemic under control has taken priority over the government’s promised gambling review, which was expected this month but has now been described as ‘not imminent’ by the DCMS’ permanent secretary Sarah Healey - much to the disappointment of anti-gambling campaigners. So, how does the industry view the bigger picture?

Under-fire Commission admits problem gambling is low and stable

Neil McArthur Gambling Commission problem gambling
A rather sheepish Neil McArthur, CEO of the Gambling Commission, and a somewhat more assertive Sarah Healey, Permanent Secretary of the DCMS, took questions from MPs this week in a hearing about the recent National Audit Office report. Their answer: Problem gambling rates are low, stable, and hard to research further due to a lack of detrimental impact on health and society.