RGA backs new levy to fund problem gambling treatment

Trade association will advise government to impose new tax, admitting current voluntary system is not “fit for purpose”

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has thrown its weight behind the introduction of a statutory levy to help fund problem gambling research and treatment. The trade association, which represents the likes of Paddy Power Betfair, Ladbrokes Coral and bet365, said the current system of voluntary funding via GambleAware was no longer “fit for purpose”. The…

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