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National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms

Completion of the EFL Year 3 Programme which aims to raise awareness of gambling harm through accounts of lived experience (EPIC)


October 2021

There are 25 clubs still remaining on EFL Year 3 programme to Academy teams. Five clubs are booked in by the end of October 2021 and hope to deliver to the majority of these by the of 2021.

April 2021

EPIC Risk Management started their 3rd year of the 5 year EFL programme with education sessions to academy players across the 72 EFL clubs, expanding the sessions to the members of the U23 and U18 squads. EPIC Risk Management are working across professional sport and working closely with players to raise awareness and prevent gambling related harm amongst professional athletes and to educate them on why they are more at risk. Across the 5 year programme data and research will be collected in partnership with the University Campus of Football Business to idetify trends amongst a high risk population.

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