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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

Experts By Experience project is narrow

Experts By Experience project is narrow, proscriptive and threatens objective regulation argues Gambling Business Group Gambling Business Group (GBG) CEO, Peter Hannibal, has called-out the ‘Experts by Experience’ (EBE) initiative formally revealed by the Gambling Commission last week, for lacking the necessary breadth to accurately reflect an entertainment experience that’s enjoyed by the overwhelming majority [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:12:55+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Experts By Experience project is narrow

80 20 Rule and Social Distancing

Peter HannibalChief Executive, Gambling Business Group
 The 80/20 rule and social distancingThe impact of the 80/20 rule really depends on the individual venue; specifically, the venue shape and dimensions, available free space, machine layout and customer flows. For all 20 percent of current machines available to customers to be Cat B3 upon reopening, every machine [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:11:47+01:00June 11th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on 80 20 Rule and Social Distancing

Gambling Business Group puts its weight behind influential NEXSTART hospitality coalition

The Gambling Business Group, has endorsed the vision and objectives of NEXSTART, the National Exit Strategy Advice and Response Team for the licensed hospitality and entertainment industry which was officially launched this week. NEXSTART, describes itself as a coalition of experts working together to identify issues, find solutions, contribute to guidance, and act as a [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:09:57+01:00May 20th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Gambling Business Group puts its weight behind influential NEXSTART hospitality coalition

GBG – FOI response

FOI Request Info - Reg Settlements 070220.pdf Dear All Following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request asking for information relating to the value and allocation of funds raised through Voluntary Settlements, the Gambling Commission has responded below and in the attached spreadsheet. As we know, the future funding of Research Education and Treatment [...]

By |2020-03-05T13:31:26+00:00March 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on GBG – FOI response

Gambling Business Group deliver powerful industry insight to UK government department

Peter Hannibal, chief executive of the influential cross industry strategic body the Gambling Business Group (GBG), has thanked members for providing an ‘ultra professional' shop window on the industry when they helped host the gambling policy team from the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) at the recent ICE London exhibition. Five [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:24:38+00:00February 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Gambling Business Group deliver powerful industry insight to UK government department

Gambling Business Group to host UK government department at ICE London

The cross industry strategic body, the Gambling Business Group (GBG), has confirmed that it will be hosting the gambling policy team from the UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) at next week’s ICE London (4-6 February, ExCeL London, UK). GBG Chief Executive Peter Hannibal will provide a guided tour of [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:20:14+00:00February 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Gambling Business Group to host UK government department at ICE London
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