Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: Charity

Only three charities qualify for RET contributions

RET Contributions
The UK Gambling Commission has published its list of just three approved charities to which licensed operators must direct their annual contributions for..

Betdaq hosts Rider Cup fundraiser to injured jockeys

Betdaq Rider Cup fundraiser
Nine-time Irish champion flat jockey Pat Smullen and threetime Champion Hurdle winner Charlie Swan will lead teams of horse racing greats from the past..

Raising prize draws for “synthetic lotteries” will hit charity, says Camelot

Camelot raising prize draws will hit charity
Camelot has hit out at ministers for undermining the earning of the UK’s National Lottery by raising the maximum draw on smaller “society”..

Microgaming donates £30,000 to four charities as part of its 2018 Gift of Giving campaign

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Microgaming, through its CSR initiative PlayItForward, has donated £30,000 between four charities as part of its 2018 Gift of Giving campaign. Gift of Giving provides key customers and contacts of Microgaming with the opportunity to vote

UK government expands NHS problem gambling treatment

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The UK government has announced a significant increase in problem gambling treatment funding as part of its ten year strategy for the NHS. The NHS Long Term Plan, announced on 7 January, outlined the provision of £2.3bn annually for mental health treatment by 2023

Clarion continue to drive fundraising for CHIPS at charity golf

Clarion CHIPS Golf fundraising charity
Clarion Gaming has continued its support of CHIPS, the gaming industry charity that supplies powered wheelchairs to children with severe mobility issues, by entering two teams into the recent CHIPS Charity Golf Tournament, an event which raised a total of £40,000...

CHIPS dances on air as UK gaming industry helps reach 500th wheelchair landmark

CHIPS charity Anton du Beke 500
Strictly star Anton du Beke took time out of a busy schedule to present the 500th powered wheelchair funded by CHIPS, the registered charity founded and funded by the UK gaming industry...

Microgaming’s Gift of Giving delivers £30,000 in donations

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  Microgaming, through its CSR initiative, PlayItForward, has donated £30,000 between four charities.   Gift of Giving provides Microgaming’s customers the opportunity to vote for one of several charities in their region. In lieu of Christmas gifts, £7,500 is given four global regions each: Isle of Man, UK and Europe, Africa, and Rest of the World. The vote in December 2017 was Microgaming’s...

Clarion Gaming launch CHIPS partnership at ICE London

ICE London CHIPS charity
Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers, utilised the opening day of ICE London, the world’s most influential gaming expo, to launch a new partnership with CHIPS, the gaming industry charity that has raised more than £2m to provide bespoke wheelchairs for children with profound mobility issues.   Five year-old Harley Hickling-Allen was the first beneficiary of the new partnership. Harley who...

YGAM confirmed as first ICE London charity partner

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ICE London has once again broken new ground by appointing its first ever charity partner. The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), an independent registered charity whose stated aims are to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling, has accepted the invitation extended by the world’s largest gaming technology event which takes place across 6 – 8 February,...

ICE London visitors win trip to Paradise

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Clarion Gaming has ripped up its own rule book by declaring not one, but two winning entries for its #myparadice trip competition run through social media. Such was the quality of entries that the organisers of the world’s biggest gaming technology event (6th - 8th February, ExCeL London, UK) have named Gambling education charity, YGAM and Netherlands based ICE visitor,...

Newcastle United announces new look match day lottery

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Newcastle United has announced a “new look” lottery, with proceeds going towards the football club’s charity.   The match day lottery launched in August, with tickets available to purchase from sellers around the stadium before the game and at half-time. There are also plans to allow supports to purchase tickets online. The results of the match day draw are announced via...

Clarion embrace Berlin charity ahead of EiG and BAC

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The compassionate side of the international gaming industry will be very much in evidence next week with both EiG and Berlin Affiliate Conference supporting local homeless charity Berliner Stadtmisssion.   Delegates attending the Clarion Gaming organised events are being requested to donate warm clothing to help street sleepers in the city protect against winter temperatures which can fall as low as...

LOT.TO named as sponsor for WellChild Awards 2017

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LOT.TO is to sponsor the Inspirational Health Team category at the WellChild Awards 2017.   Supported by patron HRH Prince Harry, WellChild is the national charity for sick children, making it possible for children and young people with exceptional health needs to be cared for at home. The Inspirational Health Team Award recognises teams of doctors, nurses and other healthcare...

Betting.net to match London football club’s donations towards problem gambling

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After Dulwich Hamlet Football Club vowed to donate all money made from the Bostik League’s deal with Betting.net, the betting firm has responded in kind - in both senses of the word.   Betting.net has promised to match the donations raised by the local London football club up to the value to £1,000. The football club was unhappy that Betting.net’s logo is...

Clarion join industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity

Clarion join casino and gaming industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity
Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers, has heralded the ‘phenomenal work’ undertaken by the casino and gaming sectors in raising over £1.75m for CHIPS, the industry charity which provides specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with severe mobility problems. Speaking following the 16th annual CHIPS Charity Golf Championship, which featured two Clarion Gaming teams, Kate Chambers said: “The casino...

Clarion confirm charity partner for WrB London

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Clarion Gaming has named the Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) as official charity partner for the forthcoming Responsible Gambling Innovation one day symposium taking place on 12 September at OXO2, London.   Part of Clarion's WrB programme of C-Level briefings, Responsible Gaming Innovation will feature presentations from a broad cross-section of thought leaders including Mr Green, CEO, Jesper Kärrbrink, UK Gambling...

JCM Global tees off 19th AGEM/AGA Golf Classic

Betting Business - JCM AGEM/AGA Golf Classic
The 19th Annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic presented by JCM Global will commence on April 25 in Cascata, Nevada raising money for NCRG.   JCM Global’s AGEM/AGA Golf Classic will take place on the Cascata course in Boulder City, Nevada with nearly 150 players set to participate. The tournament, which has become known as an “unofficial holiday in the gaming industry” – will...

BetBright to donate £10,000 to charity for Cup winner’s country

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The winning captain of this year’s BetBright Cup will receive a £10,000 donation to the Injured Jockeys Fund of their country.   BetBright has introduced a new feature to this year’s BetBright Cup which will see the winning captain receive a £10,000 donation to the Injured Jockeys Fund of their respective country. The BetBright Cup (formally the Prestbury Cup) is awarded to...

Betconstruct support for National Council on Problem Gambling

Betting Business BetConstruct Problem Gambling
BetConstruct joins National Council on Problem Gambling.   BetConstruct, an award-winning developer and provider of online and land-based betting and gaming solutions, has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), a charitable organization that acts as a national advocate for programs and services that assist problem gamblers and their families. Founded in 1972, NCPG is a non-profit organization that is neutral on legalized...

Marathon effort from INTRALOT raising money for KETHEA

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INTRALOT have put their best foot forward in a bit to raise money for KETHEA by taking part in this year’s Athens Marathon.   INTRALOT participated in the 34th Athens Marathon raising money for KETHEA, the rehabilitation and social reintegration network which helps people suffering from major forms of addiction including gambling, drugs and alcohol. Mrs. Alina Papageorgiou, Group HR Director, stated:...

GambleAware announce five-year strategy to increase research and funding

Following the appointment of a new Chair, GambleAware has confirmed its strategy for the next five-years in line with the charity’s social responsibility objective.   GambleAware has announced its plans for the coming years with a new five-year strategy in which the charity will look to increase its research budget and funding. The charity, formerly known as the Responsible Gaming Trust, has...

BMM Testlabs supports #CodePurple for teen suicide awareness

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The leading gaming test laboratory, BMM Testlabs, confirmed its support for the #CodePurple bowling tournament as part of its Next Generation Initiative.   BMM Testlabs, has reported that its Next Generation Initiative provided support to the #CodePurple bowling tournament at the Indian National Rodeo Finals last week to raise awareness about the increase in tribal teen suicide. #CodePurple was created by Faith...

Inaugral Sky Betting & Gaming Annual Gala Ball raises £20k for charity

Betting Business Sky Betting and Gaming
The first Sky Betting & Gaming Annual Gala Ball celebrated its first year of fundraising for Teenage Cancer Trust exceeding the target of £20,000.   Business from across the gaming, entertainment, technology and hospitality industries in Yorkshire gathered for the first ever Sky Betting & Gaming Annual Gala Ball in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. The evening, which was hosted by...

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