Watershed: closing the loophole in gambling advertising

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Noyes, James; Hazelwood, Anna-Faith
Publisher
ResPublica
Date of publication
28 May 2019
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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In this report ResPublica outlines the practical ways in which greater compliance, fairness and social responsibility can be encouraged in the advertising and licensing of gambling. The recommendations put forward are not focussed on creating new legislation, but on upholding the regulatory powers already enshrined in the 2005 Gambling Act, such as the Gambling Commission’s power to revoke a license.

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