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GambleAware: Teens “misled” by bright gambling ads.

Research commissioned by GambleAware has found that children are being drawn in by “bright, loud and eye-catching” gambling ads, particularly more vulnerable children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Part of this has to do with the “grey area” between gambling and gambling-like gaming, according to the research. The research aimed to investigate three

BGC: Safer Gambling Week 2023 most a hit yet.

Safer Gaming Week 2023 saw its most successful edition to date thanks to a huge increase in social media impressions. This year’s Safer Gambling Week took place 13-19 November. Data released by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) following this year’s event revealed over 50 million impressions across Twitter – formerly known as X –

Underdog launches GuardDog responsible gaming fund.

Fantasy sports operator Underdog has launched GuardDog, a responsible gambling investment initiative. GuardDog has launched with $1.0m (£818,839/€947,806) in initial funding. Underdog says this will be used to support startups working on solutions to address problem gambling and encourage responsible play. This will span fantasy, betting and real-money gaming. GuardDog aims to identify and invest

Crown Resorts unveils fresh CSR initiative.

Crown Resorts is launching a new corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative designed to reduce gambling harm at its Australian casinos. Crown PlaySafe will be part of “expanded reforms” within the company’s Future Crown transformation programme. It will aim to broaden Crown’s focus from identifying and supporting those experiencing gambling harm to proactive prevention. Crown will

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