Aspers have established Community Action for Responsible Gaming (CARG) in each of the communities in which we operate. The CARG initiative is unique to Aspers and is based on similar schemes in Australia and New Zealand.
CARG is chaired by Graham White OBE who served the Gaming Board for Great Britain and the UK Gambling Commission, advising HM Government and other Governments world wide on matters relating to gaming legislation, inspection and enforcement.
CARG seeks to constructively address problem gambling issues in the community. It is a voluntary, not for profit group, a working partnership between local community based interest groups, designed to facilitate discussion, increasing knowledge and reduce the risks of problem gambling.
CARG’s primary functions are to:
CARG involves a range of organisations, including local churches, the Police, GamCare, local authorities, community representatives and Town Centre Managers alongside Aspers management and other interested stakeholders.