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UK – National Casino Forum launches diversity program for British casinos

The National Casino Forum, which represents all the UK’s land-based operators, has launched a new initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in the casino sector. DICE (Diversity and Inclusion for Career Enhancement) is a new seven-member board, whose role will be to create greater awareness within the industry of the issue and to help operators…

UK – British casino operators promoting responsible gambling

British casino operators are working together more closely than ever to promote responsible gambling across the land-based industry, according to the industry’s independent assessment panel. Playing Safe, the casino sector’s responsible gambling body, presented its annual report at a House Commons reception on Monday April 23, attended by Lord Ashton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State…

UK – National Casino Forum launches UK’s Top Dealer contest

The finest croupiers from all Britain’s major operators will do battle for the prestigious 2018 Dealer of the Year title. The UK Dealer Championships, organised by the National Casino Forum, will test dealers’ technical skill, game control and hospitality, in a high-pressure environment overseen by championship judges. The eagerly anticipated all-day event is being hosted…

UK – Casino operators regret ‘missed opportunity’ to modernise the UK industry

The National Casino Forum (NCF), which represents all the UK’s land-based casinos, has said it is ‘disappointed’ that its detailed response to the DCMS Call for Evidence last December, has been completely ignored with none of the proposals to modernise the casino sector being accepted in DCMS’ review into gaming machines and social responsibility measures…

UK – NCF takes reform agenda to No.10 Downing Street

Tracy Damestani, chief executive of the National Casino Forum, has outlined plans to modernise the casino sector at a meeting in 10 Downing Street. The National Casino Forum is calling for a reform of the outdated regulations governing the UK’s 148 casinos, allowing the industry to offer its customers greater choice and make available the…

UK – Casino industry’s programme to bring more women into the boardroom

The National Casino Forum is launching a new initiative to encourage operators to bring more women into the boardroom. Forty per cent of the 14,000 staff directly employed by UK casinos, and around 30% of senior managers, are female, but there are very few women on company boards. Tracy Damestani, chief executive of the National…

UK – National Casino Forum launches Self-Exclusion tool

The British land-based casino association National Casino Forum (NCF) has launched a key Playing Safe initiative, SENSE – the Self-Enrolment National Self-Exclusion tool, which will be introduced in land-based casinos across the UK. This national programme is being introduced by casinos in advance of the Gambling Commission’s licensing condition which is due to come into…

UK – Trade associations form the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling

Trade associations in the five sectors of the British gambling industry have joined together to form the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG). The new group will allow the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB), British Amusement & Catering Trade Association (BACTA), Bingo Association (BA), National Casino Forum (NCF) and Remote Gambling Association (RGA) to work…