Archive | October, 2016

David Clifton moderates EiG 2016 panel session on “Data: Why are we still behind?”

The panel session “Data: Why are we still behind?” at EiG in Berlin on 19 October 2016, moderated by David Clifton, focused on why the gambling industry’s use of data is way behind other industries such as retail and insurance. Pictured above, discussing with David the true capabilities of data within gambling businesses, are Bhopendra Rathore (Head of CRM […]

Gambling Commission’s annual Licensing Authority statistics

The Gambling Commission publishes annual Licensing Authority statistics that provide the latest information relating to permits issued, temporary use notices issued, occasional use notices issued and the number of premises inspections conducted. The most recent such statistics were published last week and can be viewed via the links at

Pub Goers Conference 2016 – Preview

As previously reported – – David Clifton is teaming up with Roy Ramm of Extrayard Limited to present a session at the Pub Goers Conference 2016 entitled “Dealing with troublesome customers – refusing entry, ejecting, barring and handling the aftermath”. Pub & Bar magazine has published a preview of the conference (which takes place at the Royal Garden […]

Gambling Commission starts two-way conversation with consumers

The Gambling Commission is calling for consumers, and bodies that represent consumers, to help shape how it works with the public. It has published a paper entitled “A two-way conversation plan: our plan for communicating with consumers” (accessible at which sets out its approach to those who gamble or have an interest in gambling. In a video-blog […]