Tag Archives: Gambleaware

GambleAware cites urgent policies to govern loot box engagements

GambleAware has called for greater regulatory scrutiny of video game loot boxes, following research commissioned by the charity, consolidating the ‘psychological similarities between gambling and gaming.’ The charity funded a report completed by the University of Plymouth and the University of Wolverhampton, exploring the links between loot boxes and problem gambling and which demographics were more likely to engage with …

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GambleAware: Problem gamblers are engaging more with treatment support services

GambleAware has recorded a ‘positive increase’ in problem gamblers accessing treatment services through its improved network of support, despite dealing with COVID-19 circumstances. This morning, GambleAware published the findings of its second ‘Treatment and Support’ survey conducted by YouGov – which carries out a review of the uptake of treatment and support services among gamblers and those affected by gambling …

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YGAM enters educational alliance focused on ethnic minority groups

YGAM has entered a new alliance with Red Card and TalkGen, focused around safeguarding young people from ethnic minority backgrounds from gambling related harm. In collaboration with Clearview Research, the ‘Preventing Gambling Harms in Diverse Communities’ educational initiative aims to deliver workshops to young people aged 14-24 from ethnic minority groups in Greater London and the Home Counties, as well …

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GambleAware study recognises deep contrasts of UK online gambling

GambleAware has published the findings of its ‘interim research’ conducted by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) on the gambling habits of ‘close to 140,000 active online gambling accounts’. The research undertaken between July 2018 and June 2019 was commissioned to provide gambling stakeholders with a greater understanding of online gambling customer behaviours and habits. The intelligence, gathered in …

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GambleAware refreshes ‘Tap Out’ to cut out impulsive behaviours 

GambleAware has launched the second edition of its ‘Tap Out’ safer gambling campaign, urging audiences to pause and reconsider their gambling habits. Since Q3 2020, Tap Out has served as GambleAware’s flagship nationwide campaign, warning the public of impulsive behaviours associated with online gambling.  As part of its wider ‘Bet Regret’ campaign, GambleAware cites that the first burst of Tap …

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GamCare launches new code of conduct on safer gambling messaging

GamCare has launched a new ‘code of conduct’ for UK licensed operators, co-developed in consultation with industry trade body the Betting and Gambling Council (BGC). The new code has been established to ensure that licensed gambling businesses provide transparent information on safer gambling tools and support services to their customers visible across their active brand portfolios. The safer gambling directive …

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Alex Kornilov, Betegy: The future of marketing is automated

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Automation, personalisation and that all important Netflix-style experience are hot topics on this year’s operator agenda. With that in mind, we sat down with Alex Kornilov (pictured), Managing Director for Parimatch’s new global innovation partner, Betegy, to talk through how his company is bringing the latest in tech to the B2C marketing space. SBC: Your recent landmark ‘global innovation’ deal with …

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GambleAware reports positive NGTS Scotland & Wales results 

GambleAware has published its first report that tracks residents’ use and access to the ‘National Gambling Treatment Service’ (NGTS) facilities across Scotland and Wales. The data for Scotland and Wales has been independently collected by healthcare research consultancy ViewitUK – as GambleAware aims to provide stakeholders with a regional view of NGTS developments.  In Scotland, the NGTS treated a total …

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GambleAware targets women with new ‘There, but not There’ campaign  

GambleAware has launched its new ‘There, but not There’ nationwide marketing campaign, targeting women aged 18-54, seeking to raise awareness of its problem gambling treatment and support services.  The campaign forms part of the charity’s ‘National Gambling Treatment Services’ strategy for 2021 and follows YouGov research which revealed that ‘10% of women in Great Britain experience some level of gambling harm’. …

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GambleAware partners with Expert Link to launch ALERTS network

Responsible gambling advocacy charity GambleAware has appointed Expert Link to co-design its nationwide ‘ALERTS’ network. GambleAware has provided funding for, ALERTS – which is an acronym for ‘Affected Lived Experience Research, Treatment and Support Group’ – for 18 months. The group will consist of people with lived experience of gambling harm. The charity’s stated ambition is that the group will …

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