Parliamentary All Party

Betting & Gaming Group

Future Meetings:

The APBGG 2016/17 Seminar Series

All seminars are by Invitation Only

Please contact the Secretariat if you would like to be considered


Wednesday 29th March: Seminar - Regulating the future.
To be held in the Macmillan Suite, Portcullis House from 1pm – 3pm. Refreshments provided
New types of gambling (e.g. E-Sports, Binary Options), new types of payments (e.g. bitcoin), new regulatory environments (e.g. Brexit) and old problems (crime and problem gambling). How will regulators and regulation change for the future?
Speakers: Sarah Harrison, CEO, Gambling Commission, Marja Appelman, CEO, Netherlands Gaming Authority, Joseph Cuschieri, Executive Chairman, Malta Gaming Authority.
Invited industry audience. Pass holders only.

Wednesday 26th April: Seminar - Is it all in my head?
To be held in the Macmillan Suite, Portcullis House from 1pm – 3pm. Refreshments provided
To what extent is problem gambling an issue of the individual compared to environmental factors?
Speakers: Dirk Hansen, GamCare, Dr Heather Wardle, RGSB, Prof. Mark Griffiths, Univ of Nottingham, Elaine Smethurst, Gordon Moody Association
Invited industry audience. Pass holders only.


Unfortunately due to the calling of the General Election the following seminars have had to be cancelled:
Tuesday 23rd May: Seminar - How can technology prevent problem gambling?
Tuesday 13th June: Seminar - Should land based venues be allowed more freedoms?

Wednesday 5th July: Seminar - Updating the APBGG report into Betting Integrity 2005