UKGC: Reduced problem gambling rate is not “mission accomplished”

Executive director Tim Miller insists regulator will “not use positive data as an excuse to take its foot off the accelerator” as UK consultation ends

The Gambling Commission (UKGC) has warned UK-licensed operators against complacency after the country’s problem gambling rate halved year-on-year. The UK’s problem gambling rate was recorded at 0.3% for 2020, down from 0.6% in 2019. It stood at 0.7% in 2016, 0.6% in 2017 and 0.5% in 2018. At the time, the UKGC said the reduction…

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