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Blog posts

Blog posts from teams across the Gambling Commission.

Developing the Gambling Commission’s global role

With the globalised gambling market constantly evolving, we have recognised that to best meet the current market challenges, as a gambling regulator we must also evolve and do things differently in the way we regulate.

22 November 2022 - Communications.

2022 Young People and Gambling Report – survey improvements explained

Since 2011, we have undertaken the Young People and Gambling Survey, a study of 11 to 16 year olds across Great Britain.

27 October 2022 - Statistics and research.

Entering the experimental phase: Gambling participation and prevalence project

We have reached the next stage in our project to improve the way we collect data on gambling participation and prevalence of those who experience difficulties or harms through their gambling.

24 October 2022 - Insight, Statistics and research.

Placing data and insights at the heart of the Commission’s regulatory approach 

Simo Dragicevic, member of the Gambling Commission's Digital Advisory Panel (DAP), reflects on the challenges and opportunities for increased use of data to develop better gambling regulation.

20 October 2022 - Digital, Communications, Insight, Policy.

Gambling Prevalence Research: the view of Lived Experience

In May this year, members of the Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP) met with the Gambling Commission’s Research and Statistics team, who are piloting a new method of gathering statistics on gambling participation and prevalence of gambling related harms.

18 October 2022 - Communications, Policy, Digital.

Promoting and sharing best practice at the Institute of Regulation

As part of our commitment to deliver world-leading regulation, we are proud to be one of the founding members of the Institute of Regulation - the first ever professional body for regulators in the United Kingdom (UK).

26 September 2022 - Communications.

Improving our statistics: Gambling participation and prevalence

Here at the Gambling Commission, we have reached a significant milestone in our project to improve the way we collect data on adult gambling participation and prevalence of those who experience difficulties or harms through their gambling.

24 May 2022 - Statistics and research.

A diversity of perspectives on gambling harms

Our Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP) discuss how valuable it is to hear fresh perspectives on gambling harms from different cultural and demographic groups.

10 May 2022 - Communications.

Understanding women's experiences of gambling

Today marks International Women’s Day 2022, providing a moment to share what we know about women and gambling.

8 March 2022 - Communications, Statistics and research.

Gambling Commission and Local Authorities: Applying a public health approach to tackling gambling harms

The National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms launched almost 3 years ago, and set the framework for improving prevention, education, and treatment support around gambling harms throughout Great Britain.

11 January 2022 - Policy.

Longstanding colleagues here at the Commission

Having recently written a series of blogs about our new joiners, here in our final blog in the series we've asked another set of long-standing colleagues what keeps them at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time with us.

14 December 2021 - Communications.

Longstanding colleagues at the Gambling Commission

We asked some of our longstanding colleagues what has made them stay at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time here. Today we hear from Richard Hollis, Nick Hawkings and Pradeep Rajania.

7 December 2021 - Communications.

Longstanding colleagues

We asked some of our longstanding colleagues what has made them stay at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time here. Today we hear from Stephen Foster and Joanne Warren.

30 November 2021 - Communications.

Help us improve to our statistics

Ben Haden, our Director of Research and Statistics, reflects on some thought-provoking engagement at the start of the pilot phase for our new approach to collecting statistics on gambling participation and those who may experience difficulties with their gambling.

24 November 2021 - Statistics and research.

Longstanding colleagues at the Commission

Having recently written a series of blogs about our new joiners we asked some of our longstanding colleagues what keeps them at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time here. Today we hear from Lindsay Phillips, Dan Newby and Rebecca Ahern.

16 November 2021 - Communications.

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