Month: November 2019

Betting and Gaming Council Introduces New Time Out Rules

In a bid to farther their efforts to combat gambling-related harm, gaming operators through a newly formed association have introduced a ‘time out’ or ‘cooling-off’ period on electronic gaming machines. This is mandatory and it will be implemented across all high street betting shops in the United Kingdom. This new responsible gambling measure is expected to have a profound impact on gambling control in the country where complaints regarding problem gambling have skyrocketed in recent years. Its success is almost guaranteed thanks to a consensus between close to 90 percent of the United Kingdom’s gambling market that are members...

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Betsson Launches Microsite to Promote Responsible Gambling

  In a bid to farther its corporate social responsibility and responsible initiatives, renowned gaming operator Betsson Group has launched a new website. The microsite which is available at is set to help the company to continue advancing its responsible gambling agenda that kicked off awhile back. The site consists of three distinct sections and each of these sections is concerned with addressing specific issues. These three sections are quite explicit in the way they detail the issues that Betsson will be addressing. They include: Responsible Gambling This section is concerned with Betsson’s efforts when it comes to...

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