YGAM Founders Share Their Stories in Emotional New Video

In 2014, following their devastating experiences with problematic gambling, Lee, Anne and Keith founded The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM). In this video we find out more about the impact gambling has had on their lives and why they are so passionate about safeguarding young and vulnerable people. More about Lee Lee has […]

Change of Legal Name

YGAM is excited to announce that it has updated its legal name. We wanted to reflect the growing emphasis on gaming and digital resilience in our work with young people so we have changed our name to the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust. We’ll still be known and trade as YGAM, to show our […]

Strengthening the YGAM Team

Following an extensive recruitment/headhunting process with our governance partners, Peridot Partners then a subsequent three-month induction period, we are delighted to confirm a new wave of Trustees and Non-Executive Directors have joined YGAM. This brings our trustee and non-executive count to sixteen members who cover a wide skill mix with many being national leaders in […]

GUEST BLOG: Odds and Ends

Trustee Ayub Khan writes about the importance of understanding probability in harm prevention. Amidst the concerned media and political commentary around gambling – and youth gambling in particular – it has been suggested repeatedly that a better understanding of the laws of probability would safeguard people against gambling harm. Is this true or – given […]

YGAM Publishes Independent Evaluation, Annual Review & Accounts

Today, we are publishing the independent evaluation that Dr Margaret Carran, Senior Lecturer in Law and Deputy Associate Dean (Education), City Law School undertook for YGAM. Dr Carran undertook this six-month evaluation in a voluntary capacity. Dr Carran said: “It has been a pleasure to assist the YGAM team with a six-month, pro-bono independent evaluation […]