Archive | November, 2021

Gordon Moody’s Half-Year Data Insights

Gordon Moody Association’s Half Year Data Insights  report (that you can download below) is well worth reading. Key findings include: applications to Gordon Moody have increased by 92% compared with the 1st half of last year applications in relation to women’s services have increased by 132% of its service users: 76% report having a diagnosed […]

Safer Gambling Week 2021 – Some thoughts after the event

Safer Gambling Week 2021 started on 1 November with immense promise, welcomed by the following Betting and Gaming Council announcement and endorsed by the Gambling Minister Chris Philp and the Gambling Commission’s CEO, Andrew Rhodes: PROBLEM GAMBLING RATES ARE FALLING BUT SAFER GAMBLING ‘OUR TOP PRIORITY ALL YEAR ROUND’, SAYS BGC BOSS AT START OF SAFER […]

UKGC deems implementation of credit card ban a success

The Gambling Commission has published an interim evaluation on implementation of the ban on gambling with credit cards (that you can download below). An announcement to this effect on its website reads as follows: An interim evaluation of the Gambling Commission’s credit card ban indicates the action is popular among consumers and has not resulted in […]

Thoughts on Gambling with Lives’ criticism of Safer Gambling Week

David Clifton is quoted in a Vixio Gambling Compliance article entitled “UK Affiliates Not Linking To Safer Gambling Week” (published on 2 November 2021), following criticism of Safer Gambling Week by charity Gambling With Lives CEO Will Prochaska in a PoliticsHome article entitled “This year’s political cringe event is here – the gambling industry’s Safer […]