Meeting 1: A Public Health approach to Gambling

• What does this mean and how would it be different to what went before?

• On what basis was this change in approach taken?

• The National Strategy to Reduce Harms – what does this mean for the industry?

• Research, education and treatment – what is required (and how will it be paid for)?

• Do we have an actual itemised and costed budget for what is required?

• Will a regulatory Levy solve this?

Meeting 2: Gambling and Football

• What are the benefits and disbenefits of gambling sponsorship?

• What is wrong with streaming?

• Gambling and sporting events – what does history tell us?

• Are sporting integrity issues inevitable?

• Can gambling and football work to the benefit of both?

Meeting 3: The Marketing of Gambling

• What advertising is ‘acceptable’?

• What evidence is there that advertising leads to problem gambling?

• Should affiliates be more regulated?

• VIP programmes – what is legitimate, and what is not?

• Isn’t the issue about banning gambling advertising really just a case of ‘out of sight – out of mind’?

Meeting 4: Is the Gambling Act 2005 Fit For Purpose?

• How is the Gambling Act not ‘future proofed’ (with the exception of casino licensing)?

• What is conceptually different now then from when it was written?

• What needs adding?

• What needs taking away?

• Is there an easy fix?


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