Thursday, March 30, 2023

Tag: Malcom George

Approaches to problem gambling must be based on the evidence alone

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As the industry braces itself for the latest developments in the Government’s review of stakes and prizes, Malcom George, chief executive of the Association of British Bookmakers, argues that the recommendations should be based on evidence rather than prejudice.   Culture Secretary Karen Bradley is now considering the evidence submitted by the betting industry, academics, charities and campaign groups to the...

Bookmakers call for end to war of words between UK sectors

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As the DCMS gears up to release the findings from its investigations into gaming machine stakes and prizes, Britain’s bookmakers are calling for an end to industry in-fighting and an ‘evidence-based’ approach to the issues.   Gambling industry stakeholders are calling for a cease-fire between warring industry sectors as the turf battle over the government review of stakes and prizes becomes...

Association of British Bookmakers slams rising media rights costs

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In an exclusive interview with Betting Business, ABB CEO Malcom George spoke out against the wave of expenses that are hitting the independents hardest of all.   The CEO of the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) has renewed calls for an “equitable deal” with horseracing and sporting associations, citing the threat of closure to smaller betting shops if the two parties...