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UKGC issues full public guidance on gambling block services

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched its new consumer guidance campaign, providing the general public with a full breakdown of the ‘gambling block services’ currently offered by highstreet and digital banks. The campaign forms part of the UKGC’s new ‘money and rights’ section launched at the start of the year, providing the public with detailed information with regards to …

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Oxford report places spotlight on gambling’s ‘poor social outcomes’

Undertaking its review of the 2005 Gambling Act, the government has been presented with a further report underlining the potential financial consequences and societal risks of problem gambling and addiction on the UK public. The report, undertaken by the University of Oxford’s Department of Social Policy and Intervention, was developed to research ‘the association between gambling and financial social and …

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Three more banks develop functions to block gambling transactions

Three more UK high-street banks have announced plans to allow customers to control and block particular payments via mobile applications, following Barclays’ lead. Lloyds, Santander, and RBS have approved proposals to develop payment-blocking functions that are set to affect transactions made in high street bookmakers and online betting sites and provide greater protections to those who have an issue with …

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Microgaming’s charity day raises £8k

The inaugural Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day held on 19 June raised a magnificent £8,170 for the charity. Eighteen teams took on the 18 holes of Mount Murray Golf Club and the AM-AM competition proved even hotter than the weather.   At the finish, two were tied on 118 points with the winners – Continent8 Technologies – claiming the spoils …

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