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Advisory Board for Safer Gambling (ABSG)

The Advisory Board for Safer Gambling (ABSG) provides independent advice to the Gambling Commission on issues related to safer gambling and prevention of harms to inform regulation. Its advice is based on expertise and insights from academia, research, and other relevant disciplines inside and outside of gambling.

Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
4th Floor
Birmingham, England B2 4BP
United Kingdom

Main Phone:
+44 121-2306666
+44 121-2306720


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Alan Jamieson
Treatment Panel Member
John Mellor-Clark
Treatment Panel Member
Gerda Reith
Research Group Member
Jane Rigbye
Treatment Panel Member
Robert Rogers
Research Group Member
Patrick Sturgis
Research Group Member
Advisory Board for Safer Gambling (ABSG) News
APCW Perspectives: The times, they are a-changin'
25 Feb 2019
The changes keep on coming for the online gambling industry, with more proposals and regulations rolling out every week. read more »

UKGC welcomes RGSB advice on new national strategy
19 Feb 2019
The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board has provided recommendations on what the priorities to reduce gambling harm should be, and on the arrangements necessary to implement the strategy effectively. read more »

Gambling Commission calls for new research
9 Aug 2018
Information about consumer gambling activity will be used as part of an extensive research project, jointly supported by the Commission’s expert advisors the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board, and commissioned by GambleAware. read more »