News

Bank card gambling blockers report

07th July 2020

A new report finds that the technology behind bank card gambling blockers works, but millions do not have access. Read the press release, executive summary and report.

CNWL's National Problem Gambling Clinic to provide care within Surrey prisons

02nd July 2020

GambleAware teams up with CNWL Trust Addiction service to provide funding for a new service across the Surrey prisons estate to help people with gambling problems within the criminal justice system. Read CNWL's announcement here.

DCMS Select Committee call for evidence into the impact of COVID-19

29th June 2020

GambleAware submitted evidence (on behalf of a number of organisations which work together to reduce gambling harms) to the DCMS Select Committee call for evidence into the impact of COVID-19 on DCMS sectors. Read the submission here.

Betting & Gaming Council funding

15th June 2020

GambleAware welcomes the Betting & Gaming Council four-year pledge of up to £100m to fund treatment services for people experiencing gambling harm. Read the announcement here and the BGC news update here.

Role of the YouGov Survey as part of the Treatment Needs and Gap Analysis

03rd June 2020

GambleAware wrote to the Betting & Gaming Council regarding the role of the YouGov Survey as part of the Treatment Needs & Gap Analysis. Read the letter here and the research here.

Treatment Needs & Gap Analysis research

18th May 2020

Nearly half (46%) of all people with gambling disorder have not accessed treatment or support according to in-depth research into the demand for treatment of gambling harms. Read the press release here and the reports here.

Covid-19 and the National Gambling Treatment Service

04th May 2020

GambleAware submitted a letter to the Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group regarding the National Gambling Treatment Service during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the letter here.

GC directs funds to boost resilience of gambling harm treatment services during Covid-19

29th April 2020

Gambling Commission directs £9m to GambleAware to boost resilience of gambling harm treatment services during Covid-19. Read more here.

COVID-19 and Gambling

24th April 2020

To help make everyone aware of the potential impact of gambling on their own health and wellbeing during Covid-19, and on that of family, friends, or those they may meet in a professional capacity, we have provided a short document with information and resources which can be downloaded for free here.

GambleAware publishes 2019/20 donations

20th April 2020

GambleAware has today published details of donations for the 12 months ending 31 March 2020. Read the announcement here and the list of donations here.

Lords Select Committee

06th April 2020

GambleAware submitted a further response to the House of Lords Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry Committee. Read the response here.

Donations

27th March 2020

Due the current situation, the GambleAware office has moved to homeworking. As a result we cannot accept any more donation cheques for this financial year ending 31 March 2020. For guidance on making a donation via bank transfer or online, please see our FAQs.

The effect of gambling marketing and advertising on children, young people and vulnerable adults

27th March 2020

Research finds gambling is seen as part of everyday life for children, young people and vulnerable adults and recommends action is needed to reduce the risk of gambling harms. Read the press release here and the research here.

How to address gambling through PSHE education

02nd March 2020

The PSHE Association, in partnership with GambleAware, has published primary school lessons and accompanying resources to teach children about risk in relation to gambling. Find out more and access the resources for free here.

Project and Events Administrator role

12th February 2020

GambleAware invites applications for a Projects and Events Administrator role. Read more here.

Response to Gambling Related Harm APPG inquiry interim report

06th February 2020

GambleAware submitted a response to the Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group interim report on online gambling harm. Read the letter here.