The Gambling Industry. Working together to implement positive change.

You would have to have been hiding under a rock to miss all of the negative coverage of the gambling industry lately. There is so much to talk about… The UK’s hidden problem gambling epidemic, fixed odds betting terminals, sponsorship of football shirts, irresponsible affiliate marketing campaigns, dubious data scraping techniques, connections to crime, sector wars between bookmakers and casino operators, industry donations to problem gambling charities not being met, huge fines being issued by the Gambling Commission, unregulated skin betting, loot boxes and operators encouraging young people with products that appeal to children. The list goes on and on and is growing every week.

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Responsible gambling. Key for operators

You have probably heard a lot in the media recently about responsible gambling. Figures released by the Gambling Commission show that British Gamblers lost a record £13.8 Billion in the year ending September 2016. This figure includes an all-time high of £1.82 Billion lost on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT’s).

How confident are you that your social responsibility programme is protecting your customers from gambling-related harm?
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