Saturday, January 29, 2022

Tag: Social Resonsibility

Bad timing: Commission calls for “feedback” on affordability checks

GC Consulation Affordability checks
A much cited hike in problem gambling has still yet to emerge during the pandemic - but that hasn’t stopped the regulator from pressing ahead with plans to invade player privacy online. Affordability checks remain high on the Gambling Commission agenda, right to privacy, on the other hand......

Pushing at an open door? Bacta sees room for dialogue between the Triennial lines

John White
Two weeks after the decision to reduce the maximum stake on FOBTs, the analysis of the wider implications of just what the Review into stakes and prizes and social responsibility means for our industry has begun. Aside from the stake reduction, there was seemingly little else to cheer the industry other than an uplift in stakes and prizes for...

Simon Bradbury to drive social responsibility at bacta

Simon Bradbury bacta
Bacta has confirmed the promotion of Simon Bradbury to the newly created post of Head of Social Responsibility and Compliance.   ‘Brad’ who joined bacta in 2014 serving as Regional Compliance Officer covering the Midlands, North West, Yorks and Lincs region, will succeed Phil Silver who retires on November 23rd, closing a three decade span working with the association. "I am delighted to...

GC asserts position following consultation responses

Coinslot - Gambling Commission fine harrison
The Gambling Commission addresses its position and the key themes from the wider gambling industry’s responses to proposed amendments to ‘Statement of principles’ and ‘Policy statement’   Putting the consumer first Some respondents said that the emphasis on putting the consumer first is not consistent with the Commission’s remit as set out in the statutory licensing objectives. At best it amounts to...

New concepts, Brexit and social responsibility top at annual meeting agenda for BA

Coinslot - Bingo Association Brexit General Meeting
The Bingo Association will consider the impact of Brexit, the new £1 coin, social responsibility, and a growing number of concepts such as Bingo Bongos when it convenes in London next week.   The Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to network “ said chief executive Miles Baron.“It’s not only to bring members up to speed on regulation and related issues,...

Gala Leisure awarded five-star GamCare Certification

Coinslot - Gala Leisure Five Star Gamcare Certification Social Resonsibility
The UK gaming brand, Gala Leisure, has received a five-star GamCare Certification in recognition of its ongoing social responsibility focus.   Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo Retail) has been awarded five-star GamCare Certification, demonstrating what it calls “an ongoing commitment to social responsibility and player protection across its 130 bingo clubs throughout the UK.” GamCare is a well-known national provider of information, advice...