It has been reported that many UK gambling operators hire special VIP account managers, and their job includes offering incentives to players who might have or could potentially develop a gambling problem.
UK gambling operators are aware that the authorities are pushing forward more restrictive policies, so they have pledged to do more work in multiple areas to tackle problem gambling and other prevalent issues.
NatWest is going to offer room in multiple branches for experts employed by GamCare to provide support to problem gamblers.
Ladbrokes reportedly tried to convince a problem gambler who stole money and his victims to keep quiet about the scandal if they are to be compensated.
The UKGC published a new report on young people and gambling. It seems that children gambling is in decline.
UK punters have spent a total of £14.5 billion on gambling, and most of these funds were wagered online.
Everybody in the UK is more aware of problem gambling and its consequences compared to several years ago. A testament to that is the latest episode of the BBC programme Panorama where problem gambling was the key focus.