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

GBG: A Once in a generation opportunity

The Gambling Business Group are weighing up the options for the industry under a new majority government. “It’s a once in a generation opportunity,” says CEO Peter Hannibal who is determined to drive through new gambling legislation that will bolster the industry rather than hinder it... The Gambling Business Group are weighing up the options [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:07:01+00:00February 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on GBG: A Once in a generation opportunity

“Time to look forward, not backwards”

Peter Hannibal, CEO, Gambling Business Group, puts a political spin on next week’s ICE but ‘it’s still technology” that will prove to be the key.ICE has always been, for as long as I’ve been attending the show, a really significant event for the industry predominantly because it deals with the future. There’s no time for [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:09:24+00:00February 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on “Time to look forward, not backwards”

Is the Gambling Commission placing their Cart before the Horse?

Peter Hannibal, CEO of the strategic cross industry Gambling Business Group, questions the ethics of the Regulator becoming RET approver. Readers of Coinslot will no doubt have noticed that the Gambling Commission announced its new criteria for making voluntary contributions to Research, Education (sometimes referred to as ‘prevention’) and Treatment – RET. They confirmed [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:12:49+00:00February 22nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Is the Gambling Commission placing their Cart before the Horse?

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 |2020-02-04T16:43:44+00:00January 29th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Gambling Business Group to host UK government department at ICE London

Malta, United States and Italy top league table of exhibitor nations as international industry prepares for ICE London

The 2019 edition of ICE London (5-7 February, ExCeL London, UK) will feature exhibitors from a total of 66 nations (65 in 2018), making it the most complete representation of international gaming on the world calendar. Outside of the United Kingdom (138 exhibitors), Malta tops the league table of exhibitor nations with 60, followed by [...]

By |2019-12-03T12:18:36+00:00December 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Malta, United States and Italy top league table of exhibitor nations as international industry prepares for ICE London

GBG Story for Coinslot – Gambling review – 26 Nov 2019

A gambling review is now inevitable so we can't let the opportunity slip, urges GBG’s Peter Hannibal Peter Hannibal, CEO of the strategic cross sector Gambling Business Group (GBG), is urging the industry to start preparing for what he believes is an ‘inevitable' overhaul of gambling legislation and for the low stake retail sector [...]

By |2019-12-03T12:38:03+00:00November 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on GBG Story for Coinslot – Gambling review – 26 Nov 2019

GBG Comment for Coinslot – Freedom of Choice – 19 Nov 2019

What happened to freedom of choice? Peter Hannibal, chief executive of the cross industry strategic body the Gambling Business Group, argues that when it comes to the regulation of gaming we are losing our sense of proportionality When commentators start quoting acts of Parliament the natural response for many people – myself included – [...]

By |2019-12-03T12:35:20+00:00November 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on GBG Comment for Coinslot – Freedom of Choice – 19 Nov 2019