Andrew Rhodes, chief executive of the GB Gambling Commission, said affordability checks have dominated responses to the Gambling Act review white paper consultations so far.
Rhodes is the latest figure involved in the UK gambling policy debate to give evidence in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) Select Committee hearing on gambling regulation.
“We’ve had around 1,500 responses to the consultations thus far,” said Rhodes. “Most of those, if not nearly all of them, are under the area of financial risk checks, which is the most challenging part of what we’re doing at the moment.”
Gambling Commission executive director Tim Miller said the regulator will quickly be moving on to the next set of consultations, which are to be published in the winter.