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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 ...

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 ...