Philip Graf’s speech at the RSA: “Gambling: Getting the Balance Right”

Gambling Commission_8On 19 July, David Clifton was in the audience at the RSA in London for a speech given by Philip Graf, as he comes towards the end of his five year term as Chairman of the Gambling Commission. His speech was introduced by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA.

Entitled “Gambling: Getting the Balance Right”, Philip’s speech, which can be viewed in its entirety at

  • focused on the key current and future challenges facing (a) the gambling industry and (b) the politicians and regulators seeking to protect the consumer
  • discussed the role of the Commission, the changing nature of gambling regulation and the challenges which continue to face both politicians and regulators in seeking to “get the balance right”.