Government body slams UKGC for "unacceptably weak understanding" of gambling harms

Public Accounts Committee questions lack of data, targets and slow roll-out of regulatory changes in damning report

The UK government’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has claimed the Gambling Commission (UKGC) and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have an “unacceptably weak understanding” of the impact gambling harms have on UK players. In a 21-page report the PAC said both gambling regulatory bodies had failed to protect consumers, claiming the…

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