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BGC pushes for policy support for retail betting

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Government should put the UK’s retail betting sector at the heart of its efforts to boost high street activity after covid, the Betting and Gaming Council has said.

Banks and big tech must ‘play role’ in reducing harm, say UK firms

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Speaking at a House of Lords committee hearing, execs from the UK’s top five gambling firms urged ministers to focus regulatory initiatives on affordability and channeling - and for banks and tech companies to do their bit too

British bookies on voluntary shirt sponsorship ban

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Following last month’s furore over gambling companies streaming FA matches through their apps, leading British bookies are now considering a voluntary ban..

In-app streaming deals trigger MPs ahead of gambling review

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News of the UK Football Association allowing betting firms to live stream matches has triggered an emotional debate in the House of Commons in January..

Betting and Gaming Council divides industry opinion

Betting and Gaming Council divides industry opinion
Does the industry’s new lobby group represent much needed cooperation between factious sectors, or a monolithic powerbroker in which some voices will be more equal than others?