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Mark Baillie speaks to Premier Radio about significant increase of money that's lost on FOBTs

26th May 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE's Policy Officer Mark Baillie talks to Premier Radio about a new report which shows that since 2009 there has been a 73% increase on the money lost on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Mark Baillie speaks out about what needs to be done to tackle problem gambling in Northern Ireland

4th May 2017
Rachael Adams

This week the Northern Ireland Gambling Prevalence Survey came out which identified that Northern Ireland had more than four times as many problem gamblers as England.

New Report shows Northern Ireland has more than Four Times as Many Problem Gamblers as England

3rd May 2017
Rachael Adams

Northern Ireland has a higher proportion of ‘problem gamblers’ than any other UK region, a new report has found.

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Dan Boucher speaks to Premier about New Government Report Urging Action on FOBTs

6th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

After the final report from the All-Parliamentary Group on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) was published, CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs Dr Dan Boucher spoke to Premier, as the report makes a clear case for urgent government action.

Government has a clear case to take action on FOBTs

31st Jan 2017
Chris Buttenshaw

New Report urges Government to act immediately to crack down on FOBTs

Dan Boucher speaks to Premier

19th Nov 2016
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs, Dan Boucher spoke to Premier radio about how the gambling industry must step up and do more to help out gambling addicts.

Government to review Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals – ‘crack cocaine of gambling’

24th Oct 2016
Essie Mac Eyeson

This afternoon, the Government published its long-awaited Call for Evidence on gambling machines –

Dan Boucher writes for The Times Red Box

13th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

Dan Boucher, CARE's director of parliamentary affairs wrote a comment piece for The Times Red Box on the dangers of Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Dan Boucher interviewed on TalkRadio

10th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

Dr Dan Boucher was a guest on 'Drive with Yasmeen Khan' in the prime drivetime slot, Friday evening on TalkRadio. Yasmeen Khan interviewed Dan on the dangers that gambling advertising and FOBTs have on society.

Dan Boucher quoted in The Mirror

10th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

Dr Dan Boucher, Director of Parliamentary Affairs for CARE welcomes the news that the government will be expanding it's FOBTs review to include gambling advertising as betting has become normalised to young people.