New National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Related Harms
The Gambling Commission has published the new National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Related Harms. This three-year strategy aims to drive and coordinate work to bring a lasting impact on reducing gambling harms. No doubt this will prove to be a major focus of discussion at our Player Protection event in May.
Our chair for the Player Protection Forum, David Clifton, has published some invaluable insights into the new national strategy on the Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited website.
Reducing Gambling Related Harms.
The Gambling Commission has also launched a new website – www.reducinggamblingharms.org – where all information on the priorities identified in the new strategy can be accessed and progress tracked. The website carries the headline message:
“The sole aim of this three-year National Strategy is to move faster and go further to reduce gambling harms. A wide range of partners will need to play their part.”
Major Operators lead change of direction on Betting Advertising.
On the same day that the Gambling Commission published the new National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms, GVC Holdings PLC – the global sports-betting and gaming group and owner of Ladbrokes and Coral – called for an end to all UK sports-betting broadcast advertising, at any time of the day, on live and repeated sporting events (with the exception of horse racing). Read more here.