Ten groups agree voluntary measures in attempt to avoid regulations being imposed
The UK betting industry has devised five safer gambling commitments, as the embattled sector attempts to avoid having new regulations imposed on it by central government.
The announcement comes in the same week that shares in UK gambling firms lost nearly £1.2bn in value, after the Guardian revealed that MPs had recommended curbs on online casino games worth more than £2bn a year to the industry.
Prevent underage gambling and protect young people.
Increase support for treatment of gambling harm.
Strengthen and expand codes of practice for advertising and marketing.
Protect and empower our customers.
Promote a culture of safer gambling.Continue reading…