Puzzle upon puzzle marks the path ahead

David Clifton’s current Licensing Expert article for SBC News published today (4 June 2020) and entitled “Puzzle upon puzzle marks the path ahead” – that you can download below – focuses upon the following key developments that have affected the UK licensed gambling industry over the last month or so:

  1. the UK Gambling Commission’s:
  2. forthcoming research by the Howard League Commission on Crime & Problem Gambling,
  3. GambleAware’s Treatment Needs and Gap Analysis Report raising the question whether gambling harm prevalence is considerably higher than presently thought,
  4. the launch by the BGC of its £10 million national gambling education and support programme,
  5. the Annual Report of the ASA and CAP entitled “Using Technology for Good” and an ASA report entitled “Children’s exposure to age-restricted TV ads: 2019 update” and
  6. the anticipated re-opening of betting shops and arcades and some casinos.