This Call for Evidence will close at midnight on Wednesday 31st March 2021.
The Culture Secretary has launched a wide ranging review of the current gambling legislation to consider online stake and spend limits, advertising and marketing rules and the powers of the Gambling Commission.
The Government said it “wants all those who choose to gamble in Great Britain to be able to do so in a safe way” stating the aim of the review is to ensure “up to date legislation and protections, with a strong regulator with the powers and resources needed to oversee a responsible industry that offers customer choice, protects players, provides employment, and contributes to the economy.”
Objectives of the Review
The government is reviewing the Gambling Act (2005) to ensure our regulatory framework can protect children and vulnerable people, prevent gambling related crime, and keep gambling fair and open in the digital age. Through this Review, the government’s objectives are to:
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