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Betting and Gaming Council

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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Brigid Simmonds
Nicole Garrett
Head of Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Michael Dugher
Chief Executive Officer
Wes Himes
Executive Director for Standards and Innovation
Joff Cooke
Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Schofield
Director of Communications and Digital
Michael Denoual
Deputy Director of Communications and Digital
Camilla Toogood
Head of Public Affiars
Gary Follis
Executive Director for Corporate Affairs
Stella Dalton
Policy and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Betting and Gaming Council News
BGC welcomes new Secretary of State for DCMS
17 Sep 2021
Nadine Dorries was announced as the new Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. read more »

APCW Perspectives: Ombudsman and barking dogs
9 Jul 2021
This week we consider the benefits of a gambling ombudsman for the U.K., which is currently being proposed by the Betting and Gaming Council. read more »

Betting and Gaming Council welcomed the Government’s plan to lift most remaining COVID restrictions
6 Jul 2021
It means venues such as casinos and high street betting shops will no longer have to adhere to anti-COVID rules such as the need for social distancing and the compulsory wearing of face masks. read more »