Gambling

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Tens of thousands of children enticed to bet online by gambling firms

20th Aug 2019
James Mildred

Tens of thousands of children are being lured into gambling thanks to the social media feeds of betting companies, an investigation has found.

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Sports minister urges Derby County to abandon Rooney deal with gambling firm

14th Aug 2019
Naomi Marsden

This week calls were made for Derby County and Wayne Rooney to reconsider their sponsorship deal with gambling firm 32Red.

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Huge rise in complaints to British gambling firms

12th Aug 2019
Naomi Marsden

Today it was revealed that there has been a 5000% increase in the numbers of complaints to gambling companies in Britain over the last few years.

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Premier League Season begins: is your team sponsored by a gambling firm?

9th Aug 2019
James Mildred

With the new football season getting underway tonight, the scale of gambling advertising across England’s top two leagues has been revealed. Find out if your team is sponsored by a gambling firm. 

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Critics call out Wayne Rooney over new deal involving betting firm

8th Aug 2019
James Mildred

This week, former England captain Wayne Rooney caused controversy by signing a new deal with Derby County which involves him taking millions in pay while promoting an online casino.

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Ladbrokes Coral fined £5.9m for failing vulnerable customers

31st Jul 2019
James Mildred

One of the UK’s largest bookmakers has been fined nearly £6m after they were found to have failed vulnerable customers and anti-money laundering measures.

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Children being exposed to gambling by 'irresponsible' firms

9th Jul 2019
James Mildred

A major new study by Ipsos Mori has found that gambling firms are not doing enough to stop children being exposed to gambling ads on social media, especially Twitter. 

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CARE in NI’s research on problem gambling data featured in Belfast Telegraph

26th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Research by our team in Northern Ireland on problem gambling data has been featured in the Belfast Telegraph.

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NHS to open first gambling clinic for children

25th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The first ever gambling clinic for children and young people will be opened by the NHS. The National Problem Gambling Clinic will aim to provide support for those aged 13 to 25 who are addicted to gambling.

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Revealed: alarming lack of problem gambling data across NI

25th Jun 2019
James Mildred

There is an alarming lack of problem gambling data collected across most of Northern Ireland, CARE in Northern Ireland can reveal today.

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