Apply to the Gambling Commission for a personal gambling licence or a gambling operating licence if you run or manage a gambling business. The Gambling Commission regulates arcades, betting, bingo.
We are sharing this survey on behalf of the Gambling Commission, who have set key challenges for the gambling industry as part of a drive to make gambling safer. Your responses to these questions will be shared with the Gambling Commission and will feed into their working group discussions.
Training and resources. As well as operating the Safer Gambling Standard scheme, GamCare offers training, services and information to the gambling industry with the aim of minimising gambling-related harm. Find out more about our services below or download our Industry Services Brochure.
One piece of news that may have gone under the radar of much of the media during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis is the publication of the UK Gambling Commission’s 2020-21 business plan. The report stresses the need to lessen the impact of problem gambling—in much the same vein as last year.
The gambling industry is increasingly collaborating on activities to promote safer gambling, and even more can be achieved through active targeting, direction and support for this collaboration by the Gambling Commission as the industry regulator. Working towards the outcomes in this strategy is by no means restricted to the gambling industry and will require collaboration by all businesses.
The Safer Gambling Standard focuses on the totality of an operation, from board members and directors down to the front line. Anna Hemmings, GamCare CEO Genting are rightly proud of their track record in respect of safer gambling, however we are aware we cannot stand still and must continue to make progress in this area which is at the heart of everything we do, and as such, engaging with.
The UK Gambling Commission has revealed a new strategy to better regulate the British gambling market. The gambling watchdog has revealed that the three-year plan will lay out a roadmap for fairer and safer betting when put into place. This will be implemented to protect the interests of consumers and prevent gambling-related harm to the public by raising standards within the industry.
Gambling Commission Chair Bill Moyes said:“This is an ambitious strategy to deliver fairer and safer gambling over the next three years. We can only be successful in this by engaging with consumers and by working closely with all our regulatory partners and the industry.