Associations > United Kingdom

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


Social Media:

Brigid Simmonds
Wes Himes
Executive Director for Standards and Innovation
Michael Dugher
Chief Executive Officer
David Willetts
Director of Communications and Digital
Joff Cooke
Chief Operating Officer
Alex Reeves
Head of Public Affairs
Michael Denoual
Deputy Director of Communications and Digital
Stella Dalton
Policy and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Gary Follis
Executive Director for Corporate Affairs
Betting and Gaming Council News
A ban on free bets could push punters to black market
28 Jun 2022
New research conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Betting and Gaming Council found as well as 69% of punters saying free bets should be allowed, 63% said they found promotions a valuable part of their hobby. read more »

Industry vows to back Chancellor's economic recovery plan
21 Mar 2022
Michael Dugher, Chief Executive of the Betting and Gaming Council, today pledged BGC members will support the Government’s economic recovery plan with investment, jobs and tax revenues. read more »

Betting and Gaming Council welcomes betting ad opt out on facebook
19 Nov 2021
The BGC have been working closely with Facebook over the past year and hope to come up with even more new tools in the future for those who want to see fewer betting ads. read more »