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Betting and Gaming Council criticizes Liverpool lockdown

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In the United Kingdom and the Betting and Gaming Council has declared that it is unhappy with today’s decision from Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) to temporarily close all casinos and retail betting shops in the city of Liverpool. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo operators in the ...

Betting and Gaming Council unveils new online code of conduct

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In the United Kingdom and the Betting and Gaming Council has announced the premiere of a new code of conduct for the design of online casino games that it believes will help to improve player safety and tackle issues surrounding problem gambling. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo ...

Playtech partners with Responsible Gambling Council to strengthen and advance gambling industry standards

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Gambling software development company Playtech (LON:PTEC) has joined forces with the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC), a Canada-based independent non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention in problem gambling, in an effort to better understand, inform and advance safer gambling, mental health and digital wellbeing. Lauded as “one of the first examinations of safer gambling alongside ...

Betting and Gaming Council criticizes 10pm casino closing decision

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In the United Kingdom and yesterday’s decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include casinos on the list of venues that must now shut by 10pm owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted a dire warning from the Betting and Gaming Council. Representing approximately 90% of the United Kingdom’s gaming, sportsbetting, casino and ...

The Betting and Gaming Council welcomes England casino re-opening decision

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has welcomed a ‘belated’ government decision that is to allow every one of the 110 land-based casinos in England to re-open from tomorrow morning. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo operators in the United Kingdom and used an ...

The Betting and Gaming Council calls for government assistance

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has announced that over 100 of the nation’s casinos could be forever closed unless the government quickly allows them to emerge from their coronavirus-induced lockdowns. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo operators in the United Kingdom and used ...

The Betting and Gaming Council hopeful of continuing government support

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), ‘to keep being flexible’ in his support for the nation’s regulated betting and gaming industry as it begins to emerge from a raft of coronavirus-related lockdown measures. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% ...

Bristol, Virginia’s city council unanimously approves Hard Rock International as preferred casino operator

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Hard Rock International, along with The United Company and Par Ventures, has been endorsed by the Bristol, Virginia City Council as the preferred operator of a proposed casino at the site of a former shopping mall. In November 2019, the globally recognized brand, which is an enterprise of the federally-recognized Seminole Tribe of Florida, was ...