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St. Albans’ Bishop Suggests New Bill on Link Between Gambling and Suicide

St. Albans' Bishop - Alan Smith

St.Albans’ bishop has suggested a new bill that will mark gambling addiction as one of the causes of suicide. The Bishop, Dr. Alan Smith, has created a campaign to bring awareness to the effects that gambling addiction has on people who have taken their lives. Dr. Smith was part of the campaign that urged the […]

UKGC Reminds Gambling Operators to Stay Responsible Concerning Compliance

UKGC Asks for Compliance and Responsibility

The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) released a statement earlier this week, reminding gambling license holders about compliance. In the statement, the gambling regulator told the gambling operators that they need to remain responsible and comply with the corporate change and source of funds practices. These gambling license holders need to be able to provide […]

John Alexander Stripped of Executive Position

John Alexander - Crown Resorts

John Alexander has been stripped of his executive responsibilities at Crown Resorts amid investor pressure. The removal of Alexander as chairman is part of a larger scale corporate reshuffling. The corporate restructuring was announced last week. Helen Coonan is tasked with taking over John Alexander’s non-executive responsibilities. She is currently the Minerals Council Chair. Ken […]

Ireland Encouraged to Impose Stricter Gambling Regulations

Stricter Gambling Regulations in Ireland

Stricter gambling regulations have been called for in Ireland. Many anti-gambling campaigners have called for Ireland lawmakers to follow the UK and impose stricter gambling regulations. It was just days ago that the UK revealed that it would ban credit cards from use at online gambling sites. The UK has been implementing measures to ensure […]

SPFL Player Reveals That Majority of Scottish Players Bet Online

SPFL Player Reveals Players Bet Online

An SPFL player has revealed that even though there are rules against professional football players betting on matches, the practice is quite common. The Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) player told the media that many players on the SPFL bet on matches. The professional footballers are not allowed to wager on any matches in any […]

Crown Resorts May Have Breached Regulations of its casino License

Crown Resorts Under Investigation

Crown Resorts have been found to have potentially contravened the rules of its casino license by not informing regulators of its Melco deal. The New South Wales (NSW) counsel has been working in the investigation of the well-known gambling facility, Crown Resorts. The counsel has disclosed to the media that the gambling facility’s failure to […]

BetWay Faces Some Grooming Allegations in the UK

Grooming Allegation Levelled at Betway

Grooming Allegations have been levelled against one of the biggest sports betting platforms in the United Kingdom. Campaigners have even gone as far asking the UK Gambling Commission to reveal the ownership of Betway. The online gambling operator received a lot of criticism when it was reported that it sent “grooming” messages to gamblers that […]

Gamstop Participation Will Be Required for Online Gambling Sites

Gamstop required for online gambling sites

Gamstop participation, the self-exclusion platform for gamblers, will be required for all online gambling operations in the United Kingdom. As of March 2020, all gambling sites that operate within the UK will have to ensure that they sign up with the self-exclusion platform. The Gamstop scheme was developed for the sole purpose of allowing gamblers […]

UKGC to Investigate FA Cup Media Rights Deal

UKGC to Investigate the FA Cup Media Rights Deal

The FA Cup media rights are under investigation following the announcement. The UKGC was forced to investigate the nature of the deal that saw several sports betting companies obtaining rights to broadcast the much-loved FA Cup matches. Since the deal was announced, it had received a lot of criticism from the public. UK Ministers were […]

NHS Boss Sends Letter to UK Gambling Operators to Help Fight Gambling-Related Harm

NHS Boss Sends Letter to Top UK Gambling Operators

NHS Boss, Claire Murdoch, has taken it upon herself to tackle the scourge of gambling addiction. The head of the National Health Service (NHS) wrote a letter to some of the biggest gambling operations in the United Kingdom. The letter enlisted bet365, GVC Holdings, William Hill, Flutter Entertainment and BetFred. The letter also shared the […]