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STATEMENT: William Hill betting shops closures

Stories have been flooding into us of William Hill workers left bereft by the sudden announcement of job losses. I will always stand on the side of protecting gambling addicts as that is what the Safer Online Gambling Group exists to do. However, as a clarifying statement, we are sad to hear of these job losses and wished William Hill had the foresight to sustain ...

COMMENT: Labour’s Gambling Ombudsman leaves out addicts in the short term

Media Contact: Adam Bradford, Safer Online Gambling Group, tel: 07950 313113 / e-mail: adam.bradford@me.com Campaigners Adam Bradford (26) and David Bradford (63), from the Safer Online Gambling Group, have today expressed mixed reaction at Labour moves to bring about a Gambling Ombudsman.The policy announcement, which is being made by Labour’s Deputy Leader Tom ...

Adam to attend Commonwealth Garden Party today

Our founder and director Adam Bradford has been graciously invited to attend the Commonwealth 70th celebration garden party today in London. The Duke of Sussex HRH Prince Harry and Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland will be in attendance. Adam is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Queen’s Young Leader and has served as a ...

The Safer Online Gambling Group (SOGG) announces breakthrough partnership with GVC Holdings, owners of Ladbrokes and Coral

The Safer Online Gambling Group (SOGG) is to partner with betting and gaming operator group, GVC Holdings – owners of Ladbrokes and Coral – as part of GVC’s Changing for the Bettor campaign. The campaign aims to tackle ‘the issues of gambling related harm head-on”. Founded earlier this year by father and son team, David and Adam Bradford, as a non-profit, SOGG ...

£2 Fixed Odds Betting Terminals stake comes into force

On Monday, all 32,000 Fixed Odds Betting Terminals across the country will have their stakes slashed from £100 to £2, after a review by DCMS last year found that the machines caused problems for punters who in some cases ended up getting into serious debt through addictive gambling. Adam Bradford, 26, is the co-founder of the Safer Online Gambling Group. Adam has ...

Hassan helps UNICEF raise almost £500,000 to support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds

Our client, 21-year-old Hassan Iqbal, from Rochdale, worked with Unicef to support young people in developing countries in the latest chapter of his journey as a young entrepreneur By the age of 16, Hassan had already started and run three of his own businesses. After completing his GCSEs he studied a two-year Enterprise Diploma at the Peter Jones Enterprise ...

Adam Bradford and his father David expose holes in online gambling self-exclusion scheme

As part of an undercover BBC investigation, Adam Bradford worked with BBC 5Live Investigates to uncover holes in the gambling industry’s online self-exclusion scheme GAMSTOP. The campaign led to political acclaim, a commitment by the industry regulator to put things right and a heavy media focus on gambling addiction and applause across social media. The ...