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New gambling ombudsman proposed in the UK

New gambling ombudsman proposed in the UK
The new gambling ombudsman in the UK would work with the authorities to protect consumers.

Deputy leader for the Labour party Tom Watson proposed to set up a new gambling ombudsman in the UK to protect consumers.

UK.- After potential predatory practices worried the authorities, changes may come in the UK. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson proposed to set up a new gambling ombudsman to protect consumers.

Watson will unveil a plan to reorganise betting regulation through a new Gambling Act. According to Labour, it would help bring down problem gambling rates.

As detailed by Watson, the new gambling ombudsman in the UK would form part of a tripartite system. It would be comprised of the Gambling Commission and the NHS, which would target problem gambling.

“I cannot think of a single other type of transactional arrangement for goods or financial services that would allow this type of situation. Unclear terms and conditions, a lack of transparency, a lack of framework – and fuelled by predatory bonus offers,” Watson considers.

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