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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.

6 February 2023 - 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.

6 February 2023 - Communications, Policy, Digital.

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.

6 February 2023 - Policy.

Football Index – your questions on the Gambling Commission’s role and responsibilities answered

On 23 September 2021, the independent report into BetIndex Limited (trading as Football Index) was published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Following its publication, we’ve received a number of questions still arising from former customers regarding the Gambling Commission’s role, responsibilities and our actions.

6 February 2023 - Policy.

New joiners to the Gambling Commission Policy Teams

At the moment, the recruitment market is busy and there is a huge amount of competition for talent. We wanted to share some stories of our newest joiners and explore what attracted them to the Gambling Commission as an employer, and how they are finding their new roles. As a small regulator with a large remit (we regulate both the Gambling Industry and the National Lottery) our work is both interesting and sometimes fairly specialised but we are always open to people with transferrable skills and a genuine interest in what we do.

6 February 2023 - Policy.

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