Red Card taking part in London Assembly’s Health Committee meeting discussing health impacts of gambling

On February 1st, 2024, Red Card founder Tony Kelly is participating in a meeting organised by the London Assembly’s Health Committee.

Tony is one of several guests with lived experience of gambling harms who will take part in a discussion of the health impacts of gambling in London.

The meeting will be held in public and is webcast live. 

Red Card is extremely grateful to be invited to the meeting and to have the opportunity to share our experiences and insights.

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Red Card in Gambling Roundtable with Assistant West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner

Red Card founder and CEO Tony Kelly is taking part in a gambling roundtable with Tom McNeil, Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands.

The 31st January meeting aims to discuss the practical steps needed in order to make meaningful change to the current gambling harms provisions.

Red Card is delighted to be invited to this roundtable and to have the opportunity to share lived experience insights with the group.

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Please help us to educate more young people about gambling – our 10K crowdfunding appeal with JustGiving.

We’re raising £10000 to Help deliver gambling awareness workshops to young people across the UK, and to support the sustainability of our project going forward.

Please donate to my JustGiving Crowdfunding Page and help make it happen: 

Red Card’s JustGiving appeal

Thanks for your support.

If you’d like to find out more about the Red Card project, please contact us at [email protected] or 07444 512 184.

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Red Card joins forces with West Midlands Crime and Police Commissioner

Red Card founder and CEO Tony Kelly has joined forces with West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Foster. They are calling on payday lenders to stop advancing money to those struggling with gambling addiction.

As reported on the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner’s website:

PCC Simon Foster, alongside his Assistant PCC Tom McNeil, and Coventry born footballer Tony Kelly, who used to play for Stoke City and Bristol City,

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Red Card in the Mail on Sunday, 7th January 2024

The Red Card team is excited to announce the appearance of our promotional article in the Mail on Sunday, 7th January 2024.

The feature accompanies the launch of Red Card’s innovative CPD-accredited online gambling awareness course.

Given the Mail on Sunday‘s circulation of 800,000 and a readership of over two million, we hope that our feature will reach a huge number of people and raise awareness of our education and support project.

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Bite-Sized Clips from Red Card Media Appearances

Only got a minute? That’s still time to find out about problem gambling and Red Card’s mission.
In this first short clip from a media broadcast, Red Card founder Tony Kelly sums up what Red Card Gambling Education & Support is all about.

In the second, Tony expresses Red Card’s concerns about loot boxes within gaming and the connection with gambling.

 

To find out more about Red Card and our work, please contact us.

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Red Card Founder Tony Kelly on ‘The Gambling Files’ Podcast

December 20th 2023

Red Card Founder and Managing Director Tony Kelly appeared on The Gambling Files podcast.

The Gambling Files podcast delves into the business side of the betting world. Jon & Fintan discuss current hot topics with world leading gambling experts.

Tony appears from 38:53 to 1:57:07:

Tony Kelly… shares his journey from a promising career to the depths of gambling addiction.

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Gambling Awareness Workshop Delivered to 250 Students at Higham Lane School, Nuneaton

On 20th November 2023, Red Card delivered a gambling awareness workshop to Higham Lane School in Nuneaton. 

The workshop supported 2021 legislation to educate students on gambling harms in all secondary schools in the UK.

Following the session, we were delighted to receive this testimonial:

Thank you for providing us with such a fantastic workshop on Tuesday.

It was great to have Red Card Gambling in to deliver a workshop to our Year 11 students during a personal Development drop down day.

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Red Card Founder Tony Kelly on The Amateur Footballer Podcast

On 27th November, Red Card Founder and Managing Director Tony Kelly appeared on The Amateur Footballer Podcast, hosted and produced by Tobrise Chinosa. Tobrise talks to men and women who have been in the sports industry (especially football) about their highs and lows in their career.

Tobrise describes the 55 minute podcast as follows:

“Addressing the shadow of gambling addiction, a crucial conversation that needs our attention. Gambling can start as a form of entertainment but,

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