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Betting and Gaming Council (BGC)

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) is the single UK industry association for betting and gaming, representing betting shops, online gaming businesses and casinos.

1st Floor
90 Chancery Lane
London, England WC2A 1EU
United Kingdom

Main Phone:
+44 20-7434-2111


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Michael Dugher
Chief Executive Officer and Acting Chair
Joff Cooke
Chief Operating Officer
Michael Denoual
Deputy Director of Communications and Digital
Gary Follis
Executive Director for Corporate Affairs
Wes Himes
Executive Director for Standards and Innovation
David Willetts
Director of Communications and Digital
Alex Reeves
Head of Public Affairs
Stella Dalton
Policy and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) News
Casino City’s Friday Five: Openings and financial checks edition
3 May 2024
On top of The Venetian Las Vegas announcing its largest renovation ever, the U.K. Gambling Commission announced widespread changes aimed at increasing safety and customer choice. read more »

Department of Trust set to meet challenges of new affordability checks
2 May 2024
Under the new rules published by the U.K. Gambling Commission, operators have until 30 August to implement frictionless checks on all customers making £500 net deposits in any rolling 30-day period. read more »

Betting and Gaming Council announces customer checks
1 May 2024
Coinciding with the U.K. Gambling Commission's release of its response, the BGC unveiled a voluntary code for customer checks, aiming to elevate industry standards while minimizing the need for disclosure of private financial documents. read more »