Wednesday, March 29, 2023


ICE 2023 is 85% full – nine months ahead of show opening

ICE London 85 percent full for 2023 event
The 2023 edition of ICE London, which will take place across 7th/8th/9th February is on course to match the physical size of the 2020 event with 85% of available stand space already booked. The demand has been driven by the positive experience of exhibitors attending in April coupled with the return of the major suppliers to the land-based sector.

ICE confirms international calibre as industry buyers from 158 jurisdictions register for the big return

Stuart Hunter ICE London
Buyers mean business as 5,000 meetings confirmed using ICE app Gambling industry professionals from throughout the world are arriving..

YGAM’s Safer Gambling Training programme is raising standards

Ian Shanahan YGAM Safer Gambling training programme is raising standards
Ian Shanahan has recently joined the Senior Leadership Team at YGAM in the role of Director of Business Development and Fundraising. He also heads up the pioneering Safer Gambling Training programme which provides expert training to customer-facing teams working in the gambling industry. Having spent many years working for Rank, Shanahan is now using his industry knowledge and experience to help raise standards in player protection.

Former UK Parliamentary Adviser among new YGAM recruits

The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) which continues to expand its reach delivering the ‘Young People’s Gambling Harm Prevention Programme: Education, Training, Support’ has bolstered its resources with...

YGAM’s Student Hub website receives NUS endorsement as universities return

Student Hub YGAM
The National Union of Students (NUS) which represents 7 million individuals engaged in higher and further education has welcomed the launch of YGAM’s new Student Hub website which has been developed to raise awareness...

YGAM and Betknowmore UK launch Safer Gambling Training programme

Leading charities the Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) and Betknowmore UK have joined forces to launch Safer Gambling Training, a purposeful new programme to provide gambling industry employees with specialist online...

YGAM act on independent evaluation findings in order to improve engagement with BAME communities

ClearView Research (CVR) the audience insight consultancy which produced the widely respected ‘Gambling: a young BAME perspective’ on behalf of GambleAware and includes the NHS, unicef and the Vodafone Foundation...

Microgaming supports YGAM in its vision to prevent gambling-related harm

YGAM Microgaming
YGAM has been recognised by leading software supplier Microgaming for the resilience it’s shown in continuing to deliver its acclaimed educational programme despite COVID-19, as well as its ability to deliver...

YGAM announce partnership with UNISON

National charity Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has partnered with UNISON, the UKs largest trade union, to provide their members with expert training on gambling and gaming-related...

YGAM founders say the Experts By Experience strategy could achieve more with a diverse spread of perspectives

YGAM Experts Experience
Lee Willows, Chief Executive and co-founder of YGAM, has proposed that Experts by Experience initiatives might warrant a range of different voices that are representative of the totality of the gambling experience...

YGAM launch ‘Parent Hub’ as university research highlights loot box danger amongst children

YGAM Parent Hub
National charity, YGAM has joined with research teams from Newcastle and Loughborough Universities to help parents and carers understand the danger of loot boxes...

Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons praises the courage, kindness and vision of YGAM founders on tenth anniversary of tragic loss

Dame Rosie Winterton, MP for Doncaster Central and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, has praised the work of YGAM co-founders Anne and Keith Evans...

‘Making a positive difference’:  YGAM undergraduate apprentice, Nadia Tarik, reflects on a year studying and working for social change

YGAM Nadia Tarik undergraduate apprentice social change
In 2019 23-year old Nadia Tarik made history when she was among the first students to participate in the ground-breaking apprenticeship degree course in Social Change...

Leading British politician praises YGAM for being ‘a leading example of how charities have innovated’

YGAM, the national education charity which works to raise awareness of gambling and gaming related harms, has been recognised by Shadow Minister Rachael Maskell...

YGAM and GamCare go digital to deliver world class education programme despite Covid-19

Leading charities YGAM (The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust) and GamCare have risen to the challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic by accelerating the...

YGAM welcomes former Gambling Commission executive as Head of External Affairs

YGAM Daniel Bliss External Affairs
YGAM, the national charity that works to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling and social gaming, has confirmed the appointment...

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..

YGAM salutes its supporters at ‘exceptional’ ICE London

YGAM, the charity that works to educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling and social gaming enjoyed what co-founder and CEO, Lee Willows described as an ‘exceptional' edition of ICE London. The charity which has ambitious targets...

ICE London presents us with the best possible platform to raise awareness – states YGAM Chief Executive

Speaking ahead of YGAM’s presence as part of the Consumer Protection Zone at ICE London (CPZ-3), Lee Willows added: "For the second year running, YGAM is one of the official charity partners to ICE London and I am extremely grateful to the team at Clarion Gaming for providing us with a stand and helping us to...

YGAM confirmed as first ICE London charity partner

Lee Willows ICE Charity YGAM
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

ICE London trip paradice
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,...