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By Max Wright/ Apr 5, 2022, 1:32 PM
By Max Wright/ Apr 5, 2022, 1:32 PM

CAP bans use of celebs to advertise gambling

New rules by The Committee for Advertising Practice bans celebs with a “strong appeal” for young people from featuring in gambling ads.
By Max Wright/ Mar 15, 2022, 3:54 PM
By Max Wright/ Mar 15, 2022, 3:54 PM

Could The National Lottery as we know it be coming to an end?

The Gambling Commission has named a preferred applicant to take the license over from Camelot, who have operated The National Lottery since 1994
By Max Wright/ Mar 1, 2022, 3:24 PM
By Max Wright/ Mar 1, 2022, 3:24 PM

888 penalised by UK Gambling Commission for social responsibility failings

The gambling operator giant must pay £9.4m after failing to adhere to the UKGC’s social responsibility and money laundering rules.
By Max Wright/ Feb 9, 2022, 10:00 AM
By Max Wright/ Feb 9, 2022, 10:00 AM

Illegal Facebook lotteries targeted by the UK Gambling Commission

Lotteries targeting parents that were organised on social media were promising big prizes with no regulation to protect its players, Read more.
By Max Wright/ Feb 1, 2022, 3:50 PM
By Max Wright/ Feb 1, 2022, 3:50 PM

Gamble Aware launches campaign to support women at risk of harmful gambling

A study into gambling addiction in women shows that up to one million women in the UK may be affected, with only a minority of them seeking help.
By Max Wright/ Jan 20, 2022, 9:55 AM
By Max Wright/ Jan 20, 2022, 9:55 AM

Gambling.com partners with US news giant to expand audience

The gambling affiliate experts' new partnership with McClatchy will give them access to 65 million new users.
By Max Jenner/ Dec 23, 2021, 9:20 AM
By Max Jenner/ Dec 23, 2021, 9:20 AM

Concerns voiced over problem gambling signs among over-65s

According to analysis of data from the Gambling Commission, the steepest rise in online gambling since the start of the pandemic has been among over-65s
By Max Jenner/ Dec 15, 2021, 10:50 AM
By Max Jenner/ Dec 15, 2021, 10:50 AM

888 to sell all bingo operations including Dragonfish in £38m deal

After an agreement struck today, 888 Holdings will sell the entirety of its bingo operations to Saphalata Holdings, part of Broadway Gaming Ltd, for US$50m
By Max Jenner/ Nov 30, 2021, 9:20 AM
By Max Jenner/ Nov 30, 2021, 9:20 AM

CEO sentenced to three months for misusing charity lottery funds

Simon Rydings, CEO of Capen Limited, was found to have held on to profits of £285,000 generated by the Sheffield Hospitals Charity lottery over two years

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