Gambling

Monthly archive

iphone - betting

CARE welcomes live sports gambling ads ban on BBC Radio Derby

11th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

CARE's UK Director Gareth Davies speak to BBC Radio Derby about the Remote Gambling Association's decision to ban betting adverts around live sporting events. The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) which includes major gambling firms like Paddy Power,

Gambling logo on shirt

Gambling firms announce whistle-to-whistle sport betting ads ban

6th Dec 2018
James Mildred

Some of the UK’s largest gambling firms have reached a voluntary agreement to ban betting ads around live sporting events.

gambling machines

Bookies caught letting under 18’s gamble on FOBTs

5th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

An undercover investigation has found that bookies are not enforcing the law on gambling, by letting under-18s bet on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTS).

Gambling companies logos

Number of child gamblers quadruples in just two years

22nd Nov 2018
James Mildred

The scale of problem gambling among young people has been exposed after a new report by the Gambling Commission showed the number of child gamblers had quadrupled in just two years. 

Gambling machines

Ladbrokes commits to cutting betting machine stake in Northern Ireland

20th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Ladbrokes has announced it would cut the maximum stake on highly addictive Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) in Northern Ireland. The British Government announced recently that the maximum stake on FOBTs would be cut from £100 to just £2.

gambling machines

Govt climb-down over FOBT stake reduction delay

14th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Today the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced that the stake cut on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) would now happen by April 2019.

gambling machines

Govt U-turn on FOBTs leaves out NI

14th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Today the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced that the stake cut on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) would now happen by April 2019.

gambling machines

Govt facing potential defeat over FOBT stake cut delay

13th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

The Government is facing a bruising defeat in the House of Commons next week after Labour MPs, SNPs MPs, Conservative rebels and the DUP signed up to force the Government to accelerate a planned cut to the maximum stake on FOBTs.

Picture of gambling machines

FOBT stake cut delay informed by discredited report

12th Nov 2018
James Mildred

The controversial decision to delay implementing the planned reduction in the maximum stake on FOBTs was influenced by a widely discredited report, according to a story in the Guardian today. 

Credit card, dice and keyboard

New gambling exclusion tool is changing people's lives

9th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

GamStop, the UK-wide self-exclusion scheme that allows users to block access to all licensed gambling sites has seen 38,000 players register for the solution since it went live in April. This is before the product has been officially launched!

Pages