|The Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) and GamCare have agreed a new three-year funding deal through to 31 March 2015.
The arrangement secures money for the provision of treatment services for gamblers and others adversely affected by gambling, giving GamCare the opportunity to improve and expand their services.
The deal offers the potential of a 26% increase in funding, worth £500,000, by 2014/15.
GamCare chairman Anthony Jennens said: “We can now concentrate on making sure that we provide a standard of help, advice and treatment across the country that is second to none in the world.”
Responsible Gambling Trust chief executive Marc Etches added: “We welcome GamCare’s willingness to work with us on improving its own performance and that of each of its partners, thereby enhancing value for money.”