DCMS asks wider industry to match largest UK bookmakers’ RG pledge

Government does not rule out statutory levy but says it would take over a year to come into force

UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has called on the wider UK gambling sector to step up its responsible gambling contributions after the politician welcomed the UK’s five biggest bookmakers’ RG funding package as being a “significant step forward”. In a parliamentary statement earlier today, Wright said the operators would be held to their financial commitments…

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