The Gambling Commission has published further data showing how the easing of the Covid-19 lockdown impacted gambling behaviour in Great Britain.
The data reflects the period between March and September, inclusive, and covers both online and in-person gambling. The latest data includes consumer research and data from Licensed Betting Operators (LBOs) found on Britain’s high streets.
The latest data for September shows:
Gambling behaviours have continued to evolve as the country responds to varying levels of restrictions and we will remain vigilant in light of new national lockdowns announced in recent weeks.
In the last week, we have written to operators to remind them of the guidance we initially issued in May to online operators – setting out the need for improved affordability checks, the prevention of reverse withdrawals and restrictions on bonus offers. This was reinforced for land-based premises in June when they were allowed to reopen.
The Commission continues to track Covid-19 related risk by:
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