Sunday, September 19, 2021

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Whittingdale takes the reins of UK gambling review

John Whittingdale takes reins UK Gambling Review
John Whittingdale, the minister for media and data, has taken over responsibility for the UK review of the 2005 Gambling Act from sport, heritage and tourism minister, Nigel Huddleston.

McArthur parked: UK regulator plays down black market threat only weeks before his exit

Gambling Commission Neil McArthur resignation PWC report
UK Gambling Commission CEO Neil McArthur may have stepped down but just before his resignation he remained resistent to the findings of a PwC report, which revealed the UK’s black market had almost doubled in size. It was, he contended, “not consistent with the intelligence picture”.

UK Review: Could cashless and positive regulatory change be on the cards?

UK Gambling Review David Clifton Comment
David Clifton, co-founder of Clifton Davies Consultancy discusses the UK government’s new Gambling Review, noting that “time is well overdue” for a reassessment of the large and small casino experiment introduced by the Gambling Act 2005.

Gambling Business Group urges DCMS to act on gaming regulation

Peter Hannibal department
Peter Hannibal, chief executive of the cross sector strategic body, the Gambling Business Group, has called on the government to create a new organisation dedicated to the regulation of time loot boxes and skins, the in-video game cosmetics which change the appearance of weapons or characters. Frequently utilised as virtual currency for betting, skins are then cashed-in for real money...

GBG host UK government department at ICE London

GBG Gambling Business Group ICE DCMS
Peter Hannibal, CEO of the influential cross-sector, Gambling Business Group (GBG), has described the introduction of the Consumer Protection Zone at ICE London, as a much needed and powerful initiative.   Speaking in the week following ICE London, he said: "I would like to congratulate Clarion Gaming’s Managing Director Kate Chambers and her team for putting on yet another fantastic edition...

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