Vulnerable problem gamblers are failed by a “toothless, weak and out-of-date regulator”

The Gambling Commission was slammed as inflexible, slow to react to issues and constrained by outdated rules in a damning assessment by the Commons public accounts committee. Penalties for companies not tackling problem gambling were weak and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport had been complacent in ensuring effective regulation, it concluded. See also NAO report.