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West Ham United Joins Sponsors Betway in Supporting Safer Gambling Week

by Glenn Baird - November 24, 2020

West Ham United came out in support of Safer Gambling Week a few days ago to show support for the cause and for their sponsors, Betway.

With only a few days left in the Safer Gambling Week calendar the Hammers are so far the only club from the Premier League to show their support for the campaign, something that comes as a surprise given the impact that gambling can have on both fans and those involved in the sport directly.

The club’s support comes directly through the influence of their main shirt sponsor, Betway.

They highlight the main ambitious that those organising the Safer Gambling Week have:

  • To bring attention to the tools that are available to help people gamble safely all year round
  • How to gamble in a safe manner
  • Where to find sources of more advice and support

They also highlight the key information that has been made available through the campaign:

  • Asking questions about gambling behaviour
  • Highlighting the key behaviours of safer gambling
  • Providing details of where and how to obtain further information and help if needed
  • Promoting the Safer Gambling Week website and social media channels: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – all @SGWeek20.

The club then highlight other organisations, such as GamCare and YGAM, providing information about workshops and supports that these organisations have to offer.

Safer Gambling Week

You can find even more information about Safer Gambling Week by visiting the official website.


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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland sits to the north-west of mainland Europe. The United Kingdom shares a border with The Republic of Ireland and has coasts on the Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, North Sea, Irish Sea and English Channel. The population of the UK is approaching the 67.6 million mark leading to a fairly densely populated land mass. The gambling sector in the United Kingdom is entirely regulated and licensed by the UKGC – the United Kingdom Gambling Commission. Should players resident In the UK wish to gamble with foreign based operators there is no history of this being treated as a criminal offence, but high levels of protection exist for UK residents playing with UK licensed operators.


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