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Steve Sharp gets straight to the point in his first interview as GBG Chairman

Gambling Business Group chairman Steve Sharp believes the industry is facing some of the biggest challenges in its history – challenges that demand a strategic as opposed to a shotgun response You became GBG chairman at the start of the year, what are your impressions of the organisation? The stand-out aspect for me has [...]

By |2021-03-01T15:42:18+00:00March 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on Steve Sharp gets straight to the point in his first interview as GBG Chairman

The Gambling Act 2005 Review and Priorities for Modernising Legislation.

Westminster Forum 25/02/21. The Gambling Act 2005 Review and Priorities for Modernising Legislation. Peter Hannibal contribution. Thank you, Lord Foster. Its been said already that one of the key criticisms of the current Act is that it is accused of being “analogue legislation not fit for the digital age”. Those of us like Lord [...]

By |2021-03-01T15:38:27+00:00March 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on The Gambling Act 2005 Review and Priorities for Modernising Legislation.

Strategic Working Groups to inform GBG response to Gambling Review

The Gambling Business Group is working with its members to help shape the industry’s direction of travel. The Gambling Business Group, is preparing its strategic response to the review of the Gambling Act with the formation of four member-led Working Groups to analyse specific elements of what represents a once in a generation opportunity [...]

By |2021-02-01T17:31:49+00:00February 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on Strategic Working Groups to inform GBG response to Gambling Review

Gauselmann UK executive Steve Sharp appointed GBG Chairman

Influential cross-sector strategic body, the Gambling Business Group, has announced experienced industry senior executive Steve Sharp as its new Chair. In what is a distinguished 40-year single industry career, Steve Sharp has gained an unrivalled breadth of experience representing high profile organisations including Global Draw/SG, Inspired Gaming Group, Stanleybet Group and Leisure Link. He is [...]

By |2021-01-22T12:12:23+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Press Releases|Comments Off on Gauselmann UK executive Steve Sharp appointed GBG Chairman

Gambling Business Group: ‘Legislation should not be based on misleading headlines or distorted facts.’

The Gambling Business Group (GBG) has welcomed the long-awaited review of gambling, confirming the importance of preserving the UK industry’s respected position on the world stage. Peter Hannibal, GBG Chief Executive said: “It is always healthy to review things to ensure that they are keeping up with change and gambling legislation is no different, [...]

By |2020-12-11T22:20:20+00:00December 10th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Gambling Business Group: ‘Legislation should not be based on misleading headlines or distorted facts.’

Gambling Review must be evidence based – argues GBG CEO

“The starting point for any review has to be that it should be evidence based and that the evidence undergoes rigorous scrutiny and isn’t accepted on face value. The original stated drivers for a review of the Gambling Act 2005 were; It’s an analogue act in a digital age; gambling advertising needs to be [...]

By |2020-12-01T13:43:07+00:00December 1st, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Gambling Review must be evidence based – argues GBG CEO

Peers for Gambling Reform

Peter Hannibal, chief executive of the cross-sector strategic body, the Gambling Business Group, has welcomed the launch of Peers for Gambling Reform, describing it as possessing ‘some great minds and intellects’ at the same time as urging caution that debate is based on sound empirical evidence. He stated: “The House of Lords Select Committee proved [...]

By |2020-09-30T15:36:26+01:00September 24th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Peers for Gambling Reform

GBG is playing a key role during Covid crisis

The Gambling Business Group is playing a key role during Covid crisis – states Welcome BreakThe Gambling Business Group (GBG) has been highlighted for the key role it continues to play in helping businesses navigate the confusion of rules and regulations surrounding Covid-19.Speaking with Coinslot, Nick Jackson, Head of Commercial Income at Welcome Break, described [...]

By |2020-09-30T15:35:24+01:00September 24th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on GBG is playing a key role during Covid crisis

The misuse of data is feeding prejudicial reporting

The misuse of data is feeding prejudicial reporting Peter Hannibal, chief executive of the Gambling Business Group says the Gambling Commission may well be acting within the law but it needs to handle the data it’s requesting with great care “The Gambling Commission has been requesting information from Remote Operators relating to changes in consumer [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:16:53+01:00September 18th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on The misuse of data is feeding prejudicial reporting

Response to Carolyn Harris MP

Response to Carolyn Harris MP Coinslot: 7 – 13 August 2020Peter HannibalChief ExecutiveGambling Business Group“Why let the facts get in the way of a toxic narrative? Whether the speech should be classified as misinformation or disinformation is open to conjecture and making the comparison with tobacco will offend all of the very conscientious people that [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:14:41+01:00August 6th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Response to Carolyn Harris MP
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