Bet365 pledge £4,214,000.00 to GambleAware

Responsible Gambling

GambleAware has today published the full list of donations and pledges it received during its first and second quarter of the financial year 2021-22.

During the first half of GambleAware’s financial year, the charity received a total of £10.6 million. This monies was given in the form of voluntary donations from the gambling industry and excludes regulatory settlements and additional donations.

Currently, GambleAware asks all those who profit from gambling in Britain to donate a minimum of 0.1% of their Gross Gambling Yield (GGY) annually direct to GambleAware under guidance issued by the Gambling Commission. The £10.6 million received includes increased contribution levels from the leading operators who committed to raise the percentage of GGY they donate from 0.1% in increments to 1% by 2023. The leading operators’ pledged percentage contribution this year is 0.5% of GGY. Bet365 made the largest donation of £4,214,000.00.

The funds donated to GambleAware go towards activity which is delivered against the charity’s four commissioning objectives, and is supportive of a collaborative, whole-system approach to the prevention of gambling harms.