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  • Blog
  • 9th Dec 2022

Atypical paths to play: Women, ethnic minorities & gambling related harms

Historically, gambling research has focused on the white male gambler. However this risks neglecting the growing number of women and ethnic minorities who are experiencing gambling harms

  • Blog
  • 6th Dec 2022

House of Lords hosts gambling harms event

On 29 November BIT's Gambling Policy and Research Unit (GPRU) held an event at the UK House of Lords bringing together key stakeholders, policy and decision makers who are working in the field of reducing gambling harms - GPRU's core mission. Attendees included representatives from industry organisations, support services and…

  • Policy proposal
  • 28th Nov 2022

Redesign gambling websites to reduce harm

The gambling space, and the way people gamble, has changed dramatically over the past decade. The industry has invested heavily in technology resulting in a huge increase in online gambling. Consumers now have access to an open-all-hours casino in their pocket and regulation has struggled to keep pace. This note…

  • Press release
  • 28th Nov 2022

Five simple ways gambling websites can significantly reduce harm

Five recommendations backed by BIT’s evidence that can and should be implemented immediately

  • Past event
  • 29th Nov 2022

Market Behaviour

The Behavioural Insights Team's Gambling & Policy Research Unit is hosting a reception in the House of Lords to bring together experts in the field to discuss actions that need to be taken NOW to bring the huge UK gambling market up to date to protect consumers from gambling harms.

  • Person

Tom van Zantvliet

Tom is an Associate Advisor in the Consumer & Business Market Policy Team, specialising in tackling gambling-related harms within BIT's Gambling Policy and Research Unit. Prior to joining BIT, Tom worked as a data analyst at both Oxfam and Unilever in The Netherlands, where he is originally from. Tom holds…

  • Current project

How can we make support services more accessible and impactful?

In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be increasing our focus on support services and treatment for those at risk of, or experiencing gambling harm. One of our Year 2 aims is to improve access to gambling support services. This is currently in the scoping…

  • Current project

The world is full of adverts, some more harmful than others. What does the gambling ads ecosystem look like?

In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be exploring and mapping gambling ads for slot games, to identify common features and inducements, categorise how inducements are presented, and identify any features that could be seen to be misleading or irresponsible. This project will help us…

  • Current project

The role of the bank – exploring and prototyping gambling management bank tools

In Year 2 of the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we will be exploring the existing tools utilised by banks to help their customers monitor and control their gambling spend. We’ll be focusing on evaluating the impact of these tools, and designing prototypes for new and/or existing tools, to help…

  • Current project

Transparency

Behavioural market design can be used to recalibrate and better align operator incentives to create a safer, more enjoyable, and more competitive market. In this work by the Gambling Policy & Research Unit, we took the first steps in designing a behaviourally informed market, undertaking research into what pieces of…