GameCare is Britain's leading provider of information, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. The organisation operates the National Gambling Helpline, provides treatment for problem gamblers and their families, creates awareness about responsible gambling and treatment, and encourages an effective approach to responsible gambling within the gambling industry. GamCare also offers advice and training on social responsibility and player protection to the gambling industry.
GambleAware is the leading charity in Britain committed to minimising gambling-related harm. As an independent national charity funded by donations from the gambling industry, GambleAware funds education, prevention and treatment services and commissions research to broaden public understanding of gambling-related harm. The aim is to stop people getting into problems with their gambling, and ensure those that do develop problems receive fast and effective treatment and support.
NCF, formerly British Casino Association (BCA), has been formed with the overriding aim of promoting a positive agenda for a well-regulated, socially responsible and economically sustainable casino industry. The NCF promotes modernisation and innovation in the industry, harmonised regulations, equitable and efficient fiscal policies, constructive and positive interaction with stakeholders, and the benefits of social responsibility within the industry.
UK Gambling Commission is Britain's gaming regulatory body. Established under the UK 2005 Gambling Act, the Commission works in partnership with licensing agencies to regulate all commercial gambling. By licensing operators and individuals in Great Britain, the organisation combats illegal gambling activities; ensures that gambling is crime-free, fair, and open; and works to protect children and vulnerable people