Blog posts from teams across the Gambling Commission.
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Women and gambling: Making the invisible visible
Today is International Women's Day (IWD), a day to celebrate women and the important but often unacknowledged and unseen roles women play in society.
8 March 2023 - 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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at gambling behaviours among Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
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.
18 October 2021 - Communications.
Industry co-creation workshop - evaluation of safer gambling products and processes
On 29 March the Commission’s Insight Team hosted a co-creation workshop in London.
23 May 2019 - Insight.
New standards for complaints process puts consumers first
From 31 October 2018, we’re introducing some new standards for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) providers in the gambling industry.
24 October 2018 - Communications.
How gambling fits into people's lives
In this time of accelerated digital growth, the world we all live in is changing beyond all recognition.
15 July 2019 - Communications.
Facebook lotteries: A bit of fun or a potential risk?
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.
25 May 2021 - Communications.
What motivates people to gamble?
We wanted to learn more about what motivates people to gamble and how gambling fits into their lives.
25 May 2021 - Communications.
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