BGC: UK gambling industry may need government aid as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Trade body says politicians should show “flexibility” toward bookmakers and casinos as industry resurfaces from lockdown

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) insists the gambling industry may require further assistance from the UK government in dealing with the challenge of returning to business post-Covid-19 lockdown. Addressing the extension of the government furlough scheme, together with its phased reduction to paying 60% of employee wages by October, the BGC said it would…

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