Gambling

When the gambling industry realised women were potential customers, it reeled them in
Ellie Mae O’Hagan

When the gambling industry realised women were potential customers, it reeled them in

The migration to online gambling has removed barriers that stopped people betting. The industry needs reform, writes Ellie Mae O’Hagan, director of think tank Class, which has published a new report into online gambling.

Revamp the National Lottery to address savings deficit, says think tank
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Revamp the National Lottery to address savings deficit, says think tank

The Social Market Foundation has floated the idea of buying tickets for £2.50 with a portion going towards savings as well as the jackpot prize

Gambling firms to pay £60m to help addicts after missing target
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Gambling firms to pay £60m to help addicts after missing target

Leading five companies promise to up pay after “deliberately insulting” failure to meet £10m contribution

Bookies will pocket £4bn over delay on fixed-odds betting restrictions
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Bookies will pocket £4bn over delay on fixed-odds betting restrictions

Labour mulls gambling tax to pay for addiction treatment
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Labour mulls gambling tax to pay for addiction treatment

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UK has 400,000 problem gamblers, report finds
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UK has 400,000 problem gamblers, report finds

Jimmy McGovern: “FOBTs should not be on our high streets”
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Jimmy McGovern: “FOBTs should not be on our high streets”

General Election 2017: Labour pledges crackdown on FOBT machines
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General Election 2017: Labour pledges crackdown on FOBT machines

Gambling addiction: When the odds are stacked against you
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Gambling addiction: When the odds are stacked against you

Chelsea FC Commissions Gambling Experts to Educate Young Players
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Chelsea FC Commissions Gambling Experts to Educate Young Players

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