Tag Archives: UK Department for Culture Media & Sports (DCMS)

Public Health England to publish gambling-related harms review in 2020

Public Health England (PHE) is due to carry out an evidence-based review into the health implications associated with gambling-related harm, which will inform future prevention and treatment efforts.  The health body has been asked to “inform and support action on gambling-related harm as part of the follow up to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport-led review of gaming …

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Winning Post – Opportunity for US sportsbetting begins to emerge

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. US: sportsbetting regulation – slam dunk or airball? The nature of any US sportsbetting opportunity ‘post PASPA’ is now starting to take shape, with a number of states …

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BHA “delighted” with the appointment of Matt Hancock

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has reacted positively to the appointment of Matt Hancock as Culture Secretary, in the cabinet reshuffle of Prime Minister Theresa May.   Within the UK Parliament, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport are accountable for all gambling matters, including Horseracing. Speaking about the appointment, BHA Chairman Steve Harman stated: “We’re delighted with the appointment …

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Snap General Election sees DCMS delay publication of industry FOBTs & Advertising review

The UK Department for Culture Media & Sports (DCMS) has chosen to delay the publication of its industry review of FOBTs practices and advertising standards following this week’s Snap General Election call by PM Theresa May. The report which is eagerly awaited by industry stakeholders was due to be published this April. However, in light of the General Election call …

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