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UK government expands NHS problem gambling treatment

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The UK government has announced a significant increase in problem gambling treatment funding as part of its ten year strategy for the NHS. The NHS Long Term Plan, announced on 7 January, outlined the provision of £2.3bn annually for mental health treatment by 2023, including dedicated problem gambling services. “There will be a new guarantee that investment in primary, community and...

Genting Casino UK Raise £121,000 for CHIPS Charity

Finn Lusty, Frank Bruno, his family, and Genting UK and CHIPS staff at a Genting UK wheelchair handover.jpg
Members of staff from leading casino operator Genting Casino UK have raised more than £121,000 through various running fundraising initiatives over the course of a four-year partnership with CHIPS Charity. CHIPS Charity was founded on behalf of the UK gaming industry in 2001 in order to raise funds to purchase specialised wheelchairs for young people living in the UK with...

Local boy presented with life-changing gift by boxing legend Frank Bruno

Frank Bruno with Ashley Healey
A 19-year-old boy, who has Cerebral Palsy, has been presented with a brand-new powered wheelchair by boxing legend Frank Bruno, courtesy of CHIPS Charity and Genting UK at Resorts World Birmingham. Ashley Healey, who lives in Crewe with his mum, dad and step-brother, has Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy which means he is reliant on a wheelchair. Ashley has just started college...

Clarion continue to drive fundraising for CHIPS at charity golf

Clarion CHIPS Golf fundraising charity
Clarion Gaming has continued its support of CHIPS, the gaming industry charity that supplies powered wheelchairs to children with severe mobility issues, by entering two teams into the recent CHIPS Charity Golf Tournament, an event which raised a total of £40,000...

CHIPS dances on air as casino industry helps reach 500th wheelchair landmark

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The UK casino industry took centre stage recently as CHIPS presented the 500th powered wheelchair thanks to donations made by a wide range of organisations from across the industry including Aspers, Aspinalls, Caesars UK, Cammegh, Clarion Gaming, Genting, Grosvenor Casinos, Praesepe, Ritz, The Hippodrome and TCS John Huxley. In a presentation at London’s Reform Club, Strictly Come Dancing star Anton...

CHIPS dances on air as casino industry helps reach 500th wheelchair landmark

CHIPS charity Anton du Beke 500
The UK casino industry took centre stage recently as CHIPS presented the 500th powered wheelchair thanks to donations made by a wide range of organisations from across the industry including Aspers, Aspinalls, Caesars UK, Cammegh, Clarion Gaming, Genting, Grosvenor Casinos, Praesepe, Ritz, The Hippodrome and TCS John Huxley...

Football legend Kevin Keegan teams up with Genting in charity work

Kevin Keegan Genting
Steven Chrich was presented with a self-propelled wheelchair, courtesy of Genting Casinos UK and CHIPS - the charity founded on behalf of the casino and gaming industry that raises money to provide specialised wheelchairs for young people with disabilities. 17-year-old who suffers Friedreich Ataxia has been presented with his very own self-propelled wheelchair by England football legend Kevin Keegan, courtesy...

JCM, AGA, AGEM present cheque to NCRG

Golf Cheque
JCM’s VP of Marketing Tom Nieman (left) was honoured to be joined by Dr. Russell Sanna (NCRG), Geoff Freeman (AGA), and Marcus Prater (AGEM) to present the NCRG with a cheque for $228,000, raised at the 20th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global. The NCRG is the only organisation in the US dedicated exclusively to funding scientific research on...

600 IGT employees participate worldwide in company’s inaugural global giving week

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IGT employees from around the world volunteered with various charities and non-profit organisations as part of IGT’s inaugural “Global Giving Week – A Day For Doing,” which was held May 6-12, 2018. During this set week, employees were provided with an additional paid workday off to volunteer at a non-profit of their choice with the accumulated hours. 600 employees dedicated...

Clarion Gaming launch CHIPS partnership at ICE London

ICE London CHIPS charity
Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers, utilised the opening day of ICE London, the world’s most influential gaming expo, to launch a new partnership with CHIPS, the gaming industry charity that has raised more than £2m to provide bespoke wheelchairs for children with profound mobility issues.   Five year-old Harley Hickling-Allen was the first beneficiary of the new partnership. Harley who...

YGAM take responsibility arguments to ICE London

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The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has made history by becoming the first charity partner of ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL, London, UK). Ahead of taking his place at the world’s largest gambling technology event, YGAM founder and chief executive, Lee Willows explains the independent charity’s ambitions which include working with at least 100,000 young people over...

Young Gamblers Education Trust confirmed as first ICE London charity partner

Lee Willows ICE Charity YGAM
ICE London has once again broken new ground by appointing its first ever charity partner. The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), an independent registered charity whose stated aims are to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling, has accepted the invitation extended by the world’s largest gaming technology event which takes place across 6 – 8 February,...

ICE London visitors win trip to Paradise

ICE London trip to paradise
Clarion Gaming has ripped up its own rule book by declaring not one, but two winning entries for its #myparadice trip competition run through social media. Such was the quality of entries that the organisers of the world’s biggest gaming technology event (6th - 8th February, ExCeL London, UK) have named Gambling education charity, YGAM and Netherlands based ICE visitor,...

Everi Cares allows for charitable contribution option from casino floor

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Everi Holdings Inc. has announced the debut of its Everi Cares™ Giving Module following the recent successful completion of a 30-day beta trial at a Las Vegas casino.   Designed to make social consciousness a convenient priority on the casino floor at the time of a kiosk-based voucher redemption, Everi Cares Giving Module allows players to easily donate funds to fully...

Clarion embrace Berlin homeless charity ahead of EiG and BAC

Berlin EiG
The compassionate side of the international gaming industry will be very much in evidence next week with both EiG and Berlin Affiliate Conference supporting local homeless charity Berliner Stadtmisssion.   Delegates attending the Clarion Gaming organised events are being requested to donate warm clothing to help street sleepers in the city protect against winter temperatures which can fall as low as...

Clarion join casino and gaming industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity

Clarion join casino and gaming industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity
Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers, has heralded the ‘phenomenal work’ undertaken by the casino and gaming sectors in raising over £1.75m for CHIPS, the industry charity which provides specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with severe mobility problems. Speaking following the 16th annual CHIPS Charity Golf Championship, which featured two Clarion Gaming teams, Kate Chambers said: “The casino...

Clarion confirm charity partner and attendance of thought leaders at WrB London

BBi - Sadie Walters charity partner WrB London
Clarion Gaming has named the Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) as official charity partner for the forthcoming Responsible Gambling Innovation one day symposium taking place on 12 September at OXO2, London. Part of Clarion's WrB programme of C-Level briefings, Responsible Gaming Innovation will feature presentations from a broad cross-section of thought leaders including Mr Green, CEO, Jesper Kärrbrink, UK Gambling...

Adele Duncan named Gordon Moody CEO

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The registered charity, the Gordon Moody Association, has named its new CEO, Adele Duncan, previously Director of Operations at Phoenix Futures.   Rekha Wadhwani, Chair of Trustees of Gordon Moody Association, has confirmed the appointment of Adele Duncan as the new, full-time Chief Executive Officer of the charity. Adele, who takes over from Elaine Smethurst, will join on 10 July with a...

Clarion’s James King on course to raise £20,000 in 156 mile ultramarathon

Clarion’s James King is cheered off by colleagues ahead of his ultramarathon in the Sahara
Sales Director at Clarion Gaming, James King, prepares to undertake the Marathon des Sables ultramarathon raising funds for the charity Mencap. Clarion Gaming’s James King is well known for going the extra distance in his professional capacity but the Sales Director is quite literally going to extraordinary lengths in his quest to raise funds for the charity Mencap. The 29-year...

GambleAware announce five-year strategy to increase research and funding

Casino Review Kate Lampard GambleAware
Following the appointment of a new Chair, GambleAware has confirmed its strategy for the next five-years in line with the charity’s social responsibility objective.   GambleAware has announced its plans for the coming years with a new five-year strategy in which the charity will look to increase its research budget and funding. The charity, formerly known as the Responsible Gaming Trust, has...

TCS launches campaign to support Breast Cancer Awareness

TCS JohnHuxley, Breast Cancer Awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. This year, to help support this worthy cause, TCS John- Huxley America has launched a campaign where casinos can join with them to promote the cause and raise awareness. The company will donate $5 (E4.4)...

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