You may have seen lotteries or raffles being promoted on social media such as Facebook, but this doesn’t mean that they are being ran legally. Be careful to check you are not running or participating in an illegal lottery.
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.
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.
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.
This month, we’ve taken the opportunity to delve into the results of our quarterly telephone survey from 2020 to see how gambling behaviours differ (if at all) amongst Black and Minority Ethnic Communities (BAME), compared to the overall population.