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By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 26, 2019, 1:02 PM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 26, 2019, 1:02 PM

What Boris Johnson’s government means for gambling

How will Boris’ premiership affect the gambling industry and will his views will lead to more restrictions and reforms?
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 24, 2019, 1:22 PM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 24, 2019, 1:22 PM

Gambling Commission considers banning credit card use

The Gambling Commission has announced plans to hold a 12-week consultation which could result in a ban on using credit cards at online gambling sites.
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 22, 2019, 1:03 PM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 22, 2019, 1:03 PM

Gambling Commission increases gambling safeguards with Samaritans

The UKGC has announced plans to work with the Samaritans following published data indicating the link between problem gambling and suicide.
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 19, 2019, 10:43 AM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 19, 2019, 10:43 AM

Paddy Power reveals #SaveOurShirt campaign

Paddy Power has just announced its #SaveOurShirt campaign urging fellow betting companies to stop sponsoring football shirts.
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 18, 2019, 12:39 PM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 18, 2019, 12:39 PM

GVC online betting surge offsets retail business plunge

GVC Holdings has announced a 3% revenue growth in the second quarter of 2019 as online sales offset a collapse in UK high street revenue.
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 17, 2019, 10:22 AM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 17, 2019, 10:22 AM

National Lottery minimum age could increase to 18

The government has announced plans to review the age limits for all National Lottery games including instant-win scratch cards.
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 16, 2019, 10:14 AM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 16, 2019, 10:14 AM

ComeOn gains sportsbook and casino licences in Denmark

ComeOn has been granted new licences by the Danish Gambling Authority, allowing it to offer sportsbook and online casino products. 
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 12, 2019, 12:42 PM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 12, 2019, 12:42 PM

Playtech's new slot features unique game modifiers

Space Digger features a built-in Game Modifier allowing licensees to unlock an additional stacked wild during the free spins bonus round. 
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 11, 2019, 12:21 PM
By Amy McDonnell/ Jul 11, 2019, 12:21 PM

ASA overturns Sky Bet advert ruling

The Advertising Standards Agency has overturned the ruling claiming that it didn’t breach regulations, meaning the complaint is now ‘not upheld’. 

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