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Labour behold Lipsey slams affordability exams.

Labour Party peer and chair of Premier Greyhound Racing, Lord Lipsey, slammed the government’s proposed affordability checks for their potential effects on greyhound racing. Lord Lipsey argued that the checks – as they are currently being contemplated by the Gambling Commission – will work to damage greyhound racing by imposing intrusive checks on high-spend customers

Tim Miller pushes for added collaboration between regulators.

In a 10 October speech at the Global Gaming Expo, Tim Miller, executive director of the GB Gambling Commission, emphasised the need for international collaboration from regulators. Miller said collaboration between regulators globally would strengthen their overall impact, as well as ensuring a safer environment for customers by eradicating illegal gambling. Miller added that customer

GC: Spending down on Nationwide Lottery in FY2022-23.

The GB Gambling Commission reported a fall in spending on the National Lottery in its 2022-23 financial report ended 31 March. National Lottery operations costs totalled at £2.4m, £178,000 less year-on-year. Meanwhile, National Lottery Competition costs came to £19.1m, down from £23.6m from the previous year. During the financial year, the process to find the

GC chief slams “unacceptable” misuse of gambling stats.

In an open letter released today, Gambling Commission chief executive Andrew Rhodes criticised the “misuse of gambling statistics” to support particular political outcomes. Rhodes said the regulator is “very concerned” at the significant increase in the misuse of gambling statistics. This comes as different parties aim to argue for or against different proposals in the

Consultants react to narrative William Hill regulatory action.

A number of experts have reacted to the GB Gambling Commission’s £19.2m (€21.9m/$23.7m) record regulatory settlement against William Hill. The Commission imposed the settlement on William Hill Group and its subsidiaries over a number of serious social responsibility and anti-money laundering (AML) failings, which took place between 2020 to 2021. The settlement represents the largest

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