Gambling

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

William Hill advert banned from Tinder

William Hill advert banned from Tinder for linking gambling to sex

William Hill advert banned from Tinder for linking gambling to sex

An ad for betting firm William Hill seen on the dating app Tinder has been banned for linking gambling to sexual success.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Betting machines

Maximum bet on fixed-odds machines slashed to £2

Maximum bet on fixed-odds machines slashed to £2

From today, customers using electronic slot machines will be able to gamble a maximum of £2.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Number of children gambling has quadrupled to more than 50,000 in two years, study finds

Number of children gambling quadruples to more than 50,000 in two years, study finds

Number of children gambling quadruples in two years, study finds

The gambling watchdog has urged people to “sit up and listen” after a study suggested the number of children classed as having a problem has quadrupled to more than 50,000 in just two years.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Government hints at U-turn on betting machine stakes after MPs revolt

Government U-turns on betting machine stakes after MPs revolt

Government U-turns on betting machine stakes after MPs revolt

The Government has U-turned over plans to delay a cut to the maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals, after a revolt that saw a minister resign.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

 Betting crackdown would stop gamblers losing their ‘whole rent in one go’, says campaigner

Betting crackdown would stop gamblers losing their ‘whole rent in one go’, says campaigner

Crackdown would stop gamblers losing their ‘whole rent’, says campaigner

Fairer Gambling Campaigner Matt Zarb-Cousin has said that the proposal to reduce the amount people are able to stake on fixed-odds betting machines stops them losing their “whole rent in one session”.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

Adam Bradford has said that his family “was destroyed” by gambling after his dad went to prison after hiding a gambling addiction for 30 years.

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Gambling in Britain is 'out of control' says Gambling Watch UK founder

Gambling in Britain is 'out of control' says Gambling Watch UK founder

The founder of Gambling Watch UK has claimed gambling in Britain is "out of control", comparing the size of the problem to "the use of illicit drugs".

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles millions

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles 'millions'

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles 'millions'

Christopher Forte claims he allowed his wife to borrow money from him because he was in love

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Wilkins initially denied any wrongdoing

Care home manager Carleen Wilkins jailed for robbing 97-year-old woman to fund casino gambling

Care home manager jailed for robbing 97-year-old woman to fund casino gambling

Carleen Wilkins stold victim's bank card and withdrew hundreds of pounds every single day for more than a year

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

One in ten bingo players are at risk of developing a gambling addiction

Bingo can lead to gambling addiction, experts claim

Bingo can lead to gambling addiction, experts claim

Iain Corby, from the Gambling Association, explains that all forms of betting can lead to addiction, and offers advice on where to go for help if a hobby is becoming a habit…

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Gambling Addiction: 'I became very depressed and suicidal', says Matt Zarb-Cousins

Gambling Addiction: 'I became very depressed and suicidal', says Matt Zarb-Cousin

'I became depressed and suicidal', admits gambling awareness spokesman

Matt Zarb-Cousins told listeners how his addiction nearly destroyed his life