Betting and Gaming Council News

13 Jan 2023
We discuss news from Germany, Holland, and the U.K. Stories involve the Dutch Gaming Authority, the U.K. Advertising Standards Authority, and the Betting and Gaming Council.
29 Dec 2022
The number of TV betting adverts shown on ITV during the World Cup group stages fell by 34% compared to the World Cup in 2018.
13 Dec 2022
According to a new study by the EY, compulsory affordability checks are already hitting revenues.
5 Dec 2022
According to a survey, 67% of punters believe compulsory spending limits on betting risks driving more people to the unsafe, unregulated gambling 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.
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.
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.
15 Oct 2021
BGC believes "Take Time To Think" will be effective by encouraging customers to pause and consider the safer gambling tools operators provide, such as deposit limits, time-outs and self-exclusion.
17 Sep 2021
Nadine Dorries was announced as the new Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
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.
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.
4 Jul 2021
The move comes as ministers continue the Gambling Review, which was launched last December, with Ministers expected to produce a White Paper at the end of this year.
14 May 2021
In the latest relaxation of the COVID lockdown, more than 100 casinos across England, Scotland and Wales are finally opening their doors for the first time this year.
12 May 2021
The Betting and Gaming Council and the International Betting Integrity Association have reached an agreement to work closely together to promote sporting integrity.
12 Apr 2021
Around 6,000 bookies will get back to business today for the first time since December alongside other non-essential retail as the Government continues to ease the COVID lockdown.
19 Mar 2021
It's been a year of big changes, from pandemic lock downs to the review of the U.K. Gambling Act. Now, another big change has come to the British Gambling Commission.