The work of The Gambling Business Group is steered by the GBG Board which comprises the GBG Executive and invited members. The Board meets quarterly to discuss the strategic direction of GBG.

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Various Groups and Working Groups comprised of GBG members have been established to take forward the GBG’s strategic aims.

  • GBG Members Group:  All GBG members meet quarterly for updates and discussionIt is a forum to raise industry issues and challenges which can then be taken forward in an appropriate GBG Group.

  • GBG Machines Group: Specifically set up to deal with the ever increasing cross-sector gaming machines agenda, the Machines Group has representation from a companies and businesses with machines either as their core product or as a key part of their business plan.
  • Linking into the Machines Group, the GBG Technical Working Group leads the way in identifying and developing technical solutions to current and future challenges.
  • GBG Land Based Responsible Gambling Group: Focuses on addressing the negative perceptions and improving the reputation of land based licensed gambling premises and on enhancing the social responsibility obligations that the gambling industry has to deliver in order to better protect the vulnerable.

  • GBG MSA Group: Although Motorway Service Areas (MSAs) are classified as AGCs in gambling legislation, they have characteristics that are different and distinct to those high street AGCs hence the GBG has established a separate forum for more focused dialogue specific to their needs.

  • GBG Licensing Group: A dedicated licensing lawyer and in house counsel forum to look at the nitty gritty of licensing regulation.


The Gambling Business Group (GBG) is a representation of gambling organisation members from all sectors of the UK Gambling Industry. We have a common goal of
being the respected voice for the cross-sector land-based gambling industry,
with social responsibility at the heart of everything that we do.