GamCare and YGAM Collaborate as Part of New Safer Gambling.
Prevent underage gambling and protect young people; Increase support for treatment of gambling harm; Strengthen and expand codes of practice for adverstising and marketing.
The Safer Gambling Standard focuses on the totality of an operation, from board members and directors down to the front line. Anna Hemmings, GamCare CEO Genting are rightly proud of their track record in respect of safer gambling, however we are aware we cannot stand still and must continue to make progress in this area which is at the heart of everything we do, and as such, engaging with.
The programme, which is part of a package of BGC Safer Gambling Commitments announced in November 2019, will be delivered by the charities GamCare and YGAM. It will involve direct provision of education to 120,000 young people, in addition to the training of over 100,000 professionals who deliver education to young people including teachers, youth workers, community mental health practitioners.
Responsible gambling charities. During 2019, we further supported the Government’s nominated charity GambleAware, as well as committing to a four-year funding plan through our Safer Gambling Commitments for the Young Gamblers Education Trust which aims to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problem gambling. In Ireland we are.
Safer Gambling Commitments The Safer Gambling Commitments are a comprehensive set of 21 actions from a broad group of gambling sector leaders. They will support the UK Gambling Commission’s national strategy to reduce gambling harms by empowering, protecting and supporting our customers, delivering long-term and fundamental change in how gambling companies are run in the UK.
The programme is part of the Safer Gambling Commitments package that was announced by the BGC in November 2019. As part of it, 120,000 young people in the UK would be provided by more information on the risks associated with gambling, in addition to the training of more than 100,000 professionals, including youth workers, teachers, community mental health practitioners, etc.
Development of the Safer Gambling Commitments was facilitated and coordinated by the Senet Group. They will be delivered by working groups and subject matter experts drawn from across the gambling industry. Key actions under the Safer Gambling Commitments. 1. Prevent underage gambling and protect young people: prevent underage gambling on their platforms and introduce the most effective.