Sarah Gardner, Deputy Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), has stated that the regulator and industry must share an ‘understanding of the task at hand’ to improve UK gambling for the benefit of society

UKGC’s Gardner reiterates ‘refreshed’ focus on ‘making gambling fairer’

Sarah Gardner, Deputy Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), has stated that the regulator and industry must share an ‘understanding of the...
The UK government is being urged to continue the reforms with regards to charity lottery by doubling the sales limit up to £100m per year.

UK Government considering doubling annual charity lottery sales limit to £100m

The UK government is being urged to continue the reforms with regards to charity lottery by doubling the sales limit up to £100m per...
Ben Haden, the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) Director of Research and Statistics, has shared his thoughts and analysis of the Commission’s pilot scheme testing a new research methodology on interaction and participation with gambling products and services

UKGC’s Haden issues update on new research methodologies pilot scheme

Ben Haden, the UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) Director of Research and Statistics, has shared his thoughts and analysis of the Commission’s pilot scheme testing...
The regulator of the Irish National Lottery may be asked to appear before the finance committee after concerns were raised about a six-month winnerless streak on the country’s lotto draw

Irish National Lottery Regulator under further scrutiny as winnerless streak continues

The regulator of the Irish National Lottery may be asked to appear before the finance committee after concerns were raised about a six-month winnerless...
The Greek gambling group OPAP SA revealed its lottery business is underperforming by 16%, attributable to weak retail trading conditions during the winter due to COVID-19 restrictions

OPAP lottery performance impacted by slow winter but offset by Stoiximan assets

The Greek gambling group OPAP SA revealed its lottery business is underperforming by 16%, attributable to weak retail trading conditions during the winter due...
Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling inspectorate, has imposed IP bans and payment injunctions against 23 unlicensed operators judged to be illegally targeting the country’s regulated online gambling market

Spelinspektionen flexes power to take direct action against illegal operators

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling inspectorate, has imposed IP bans and payment injunctions against 23 unlicensed operators judged to be illegally targeting the country’s regulated...
Camelot UK Lotteries, the operator of the UK National Lottery, has published its financial results for the first half of FY2021/22, attributing its highest-ever first-half sales to the ‘unmissable brand connection’ with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Camelot ‘delighted’ with ‘highest-ever’ first-half National Lottery sales

Camelot UK Lotteries, the operator of the UK National Lottery, has published its financial results for the first half of FY2021/22, attributing its highest-ever...
The state-owned operator of the Finnish lottery and gambling, Veikkaus, has reported that around 80% of its players are self authenticated, leading to a significant reduction in problem gambling

Veikkaus reports ‘significant’ reduction in problem gambling

The state-owned operator of the Finnish lottery and gambling, Veikkaus, has reported that around 80% of its players are self authenticated, leading to a...
The Irish National Lottery should be investigated after six months of rollovers and no top jackpot winners, according to Bernard Durkan

Irish TD seeks investigation into lottery after no winners in six months

The Irish National Lottery should be investigated after six months of rollovers and no top jackpot winners, according to Bernard Durkan.  As reported by the...
The National Lottery Heritage Fund is one of several funds to provide an emergency grant of £107m to 925 cultural organisations at risk of closure because of the pandemic and winter periods

NLHF contributes to £107m rescue fund for 925 culture organisations

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is one of several funds to provide an emergency grant of £107m to 925 cultural organisations at risk of...

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