After Latvia brought its online gambling to a halt, Lithuania has become the next Baltic country to step up its efforts against online gambling ads during the pandemic. The Lithuanian Gambling Business Association and National Gambling and Games Business Association have asked members to discontinue all online gambling advertisement during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.
Gerald Jones, MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney, has helped to secure the suspension of advertising by gambling companies in the UK for the duration of the coronavirus lockdown. During the past few weeks, MPs from across political parties had voiced growing concerns that the lockdown measures could put gambling addicts and vulnerable people at greater risk, with people being forced to stay at.
It comes just days after the UK's biggest gambling firms agreed to remove all TV and radio advertising for games and products during the coronavirus lockdown, and, after the Government wrote to.
The gambling industry must now do its bit by stopping all advertising during Sir, Businesses big and small have incurred significant losses during the lockdown to help the population to stay safe.
End all gambling advertising during lockdown Stop all “free” bets, spins and bonus offers to attract people online Impose a minimum 48 hour “cooling off” period for those signing up to a site.
Dan Waugh, an analyst at Regulus Partners, said that while problem gambling levels could increase during lockdown, the picture was more complicated than health campaigners and politicians made it.
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Spain’s online gambling operators have been told to restrict their marketing efforts to avoid taking advantage of problem gamblers on lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UK’s largest betting and gaming operators have announced they will voluntarily remove TV and radio advertising during the coronavirus lockdown. Members of The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) which represents 90% of the industry, said the adverts will be removed as part of their commitment for safer gambling, and in spite of a 60% drop in revenue.
The UK’s largest betting and gaming operators in the regulated sector are set to voluntarily remove all TV and radio product advertising during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Gambling firms to halt TV and radio advertising during lockdown. April 27, 2020 7:02:11 PM. The UK’s largest gambling firms have said they will remove all TV and radio advertising for games and products during the coronavirus lockdown. The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) said firms have voluntarily agreed to remove all their gaming advertising for at least six weeks. It comes a week after.
While the announcement from the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) earlier this month to stop all advertising on TV and radio during lockdown (2) was a step in the right direction, the GHA is calling for all a ban on all gambling advertising throughout lockdown, including advertising for the National Lottery, which could also be triggering for those vulnerable to gambling related harm.
University of Kent News Centre Society Online gambling risks during COVID-19 lockdown. Online gambling risks during COVID-19 lockdown Share on Faceboook Share on Twitter. By Olivia Miller 22 April 2020. Lazaros Gonidis, a Kent psychologist and an expert on addiction, has commented on the risks during COVID-19 lockdown for those with existing and previous gambling problems, and the.
The UK's largest gambling firms have said they will remove all TV and radio advertising during the lockdown Henry Saker-Clark, Press Association 27 April, 2020 15:30.
Gambling firms to halt TV and radio advertising during lockdown The Betting and Gaming Council said firms have voluntarily agreed to remove all their gaming product advertising for at least six weeks.
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The UK’s largest gambling companies have agreed to halt all TV and radio advertising while the country remains in lockdown as fears mount around an increase in problem gambling. The Betting and.