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Before March 2018 J4P produced ‘Industry Watch’ in a different format.  It can be found here: https://justiceforpunters.org/weekly-news-summaries-on-the-gambling-industry/ The media coverage began on May 2017.

https://www.mamamia.com.au/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-gambling/

https://www.kirkintilloch-herald.co.uk/news/council-ignores-msp-s-foi-request-over-public-cash-to-lennoxtown-bookmaker-1-4794477

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https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/sep/05/premier-league-betting-sponsors-ignore-plight-of-uk-gambling-addicts

http://www.heraldscotland.com/sport/14290531.No_booze_or_betting__Women_s_football_rejects_sponsorship_offers/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45423065

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/adam-bradford-please-don-t-abuse-me-or-my-family-for-wanting-tougher-gambling-laws-1-9320787

https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/gambling-wirral-problem-how-making-15063612

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/article/b542778d-871f-4716-abfb-0afb91fa7770

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6112563/Gambling-firms-ordered-play-fair-customers-winnings.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6072841/Bookmakers-hand-expenses-paid-trips-hospitality-tickets-VIP-packages.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/article/a35b72fb-6035-4ccc-90bc-f2a93c4d3671

https://www.intergameonline.com/igaming/news/sunderland-afc-and-coral-extend-partnership

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bookmakers-set-up-own-fund-to-tackle-addiction-2vcxbmpbh

http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/gambling-online-tax-increase-opinion-4161222-Aug2018/

https://www.independent.ie/sport/marriages-have-ended-children-have-gone-hungry-and-people-have-cracked-up-under-the-strain-of-it-all-37185094.html

https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/gambling-regulator-supports-decision-for-investigation-into-wakefield-s-gambling-1-9287052

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/fai-set-to-sever-links-with-betting-companies-8gm9qrjtx

Top Scottish footie star banned from bookies Ladbrokes over serious gambling problem

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https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/gambling-ad-ban-could-drive-illegal-betting-says-bookmaker-8qznrtwb3

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6045215/Academics-call-ban-live-odds-gambling-ads-commercials-World-Cup-misled-viewers.html

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/presidents-proposal-to-ban-gambling-ads-in-sport-not-practical-says-bookmakers-858785.html

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/30/casino-owners-donated-iea-after-thinktanks-pro-gambling-report?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/aug/01/uk-betting-firms-face-complaints-deadline-and-ads-crackdown

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6016145/Betting-firms-target-youngsters-adverts-face-unlimited-fines.html#comments

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/fun88-sportpesa-and-m88-among-the-football-bookies-failing-to-help-gambling-addicts-fkl5f9pvc

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/culture/opinion/campaign-fairer-gambling/97352/no-excuse-government-delay-fobt-stake

https://www.racingpost.com/news/don-t-bet-your-shirt-against-tighter-rules-for-bookmaker-advertising/339671

https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/echo-readers-divided-over-protest-14952624

http://www.casinoguardian.co.uk/2018/07/24/2018-world-cup-boosts-uk-online-gambling-operators-performance-by-bringing-new-customers/

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/26/bookies-hit-jackpot-with-1bn-tax-rebate-in-fixed-odds-betting-vat

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/how-combination-illness-gambling-app-12973782

http://www.igamingbusiness.com/news/australian-regulator-wants-extend-gambling-restrictions

http://www.casinoguardian.co.uk/2018/07/16/uk-citizens-exposed-to-massive-number-of-gambling-adverts-during-2018-world-cup/

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https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/the-real-winner-of-this-world-cup-isthe-bookies_uk_5b4b8f5ae4b02221e2ee7a6e

https://www.ig.com/au/shares-news/uk-bookmakers-beat-england-fans-in-2018-world-cup-180717

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/jul/17/ad-watchdog-asa-reviews-complaints-world-cup-bet-now-offers-during-matches-problem-gambling

http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/16342284.gamblers-in-wirral-are-handing-over-almost-13m-a-year-to-bookmakers/

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6666907/gambler-loses-betfred-1-7million/

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-07-06/the-real-world-cup-winner-online-gambling

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5880865/UK-Betting-companies-donate-profits-addiction-charities.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5880883/DOMINIC-LAWSON-speaks-UK-families-lost-people-suicide-gambling-addiction.html

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/24/world-cup-brings-joy-to-fans-brings-misery-to-online-gamblers?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bookmaker-william-hill-accused-of-trying-to-milk-gamblers-before-stake-limit-rzszkpqgl

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/25/gambling-firms-could-use-gps-tempt-vulnerable-customers/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5889717/Experts-warning-bombarding-youths-gambling-adverts.html

https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/blind-pensioner-claims-dicrimination-bookies-14835128

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44613153

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/18/fixed-odds-betting-delay-unacceptable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5867861/Philip-Hammond-described-morally-reprehensible-two-year-delay-gambling-crackdown.html

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https://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/104593816/understanding-brain-function-crucial-to-support-problem-gamblers

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/carolyn-harris-well-fight-pull-12672841

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bookies-won-t-have-to-curb-fixed-odds-stakes-for-two-years-jfj58zwxr

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6438939/boy-gambling-addiction-stolen-dad-credit-card/

https://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/self-exclusions-betting-sites-soar-1634505

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/jun/04/online-betting-sport-tony-oreilly

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/08/the-guardian-view-on-betting-advertising-not-during-the-games

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/cdfd5d58-6110-11e8-859e-536709dc09ad

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/27/gambling-adverts-fuelling-british-health-crisis-warn-mps-crackdown?CMP=share_btn_tw

https://www.theguardian.com/games/2018/may/29/gamers-politicians-regulation-video-game-loot-boxes?CMP=share_btn_fb

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/05/29/stakes-high-get-online-gambling-right/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5251171/Gamblers-curb-addiction-minutes-nasal-spray.html

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/30/gambling-website-games-based-on-fairytales-banned

http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-5748345/Last-roll-dice-Bookies-challenge-gambling-crackdown-odds-against-them.html

https://theconversation.com/fixed-odds-betting-terminal-cap-must-be-just-the-start-of-gambling-regulation-96828

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/17/libertarian-betting-curbs-fixed-odds-betting-terminals-gambling?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/may/17/horse-racing-backed-a-loser-on-poisonous-fixed-odds-betting-terminals?CMP=share_btn_tw

https://www.independent.ie/sport/eamonn-sweeney-betting-on-a-sporting-event-doesnt-make-it-matter-more-it-diminishes-it-36926284.html

https://minutehack.com/opinions/why-restriction-on-fobt-bets-is-just-the-beginning

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bookies-beg-for-one-year-reprieve-on-fobts-xp9x257sx

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/betfred-email-leak-managing-director-mark-stebbings-employees-oppose-fobt-stake-cut-a8349796.html

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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6288335/teach-kids-gambling-dangers/

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/17/maximum-stake-for-fixed-odds-betting-terminals-cut-to-2

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5737723/Maximum-stake-crack-cocaine-gambling-machines-slashed-100-2.html

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/betting-a-long-battle-and-a-victory-against-the-odds-xb5hm7bzp

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16207851.__39_I_lost___100_000_in_just_three_months_on_the_puggies__39______why_gambling_in_Scotland_is_spinning_out_of_control/

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/victory-campaign-government-set-slap-12487569

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/may/08/social-media-copies-gambling-methods-to-create-psychological-cravings?CMP=share_btn_tw

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/may/02/leovegas-fined-for-accepting-bets-from-problem-gamblers?CMP=share_btn_tw

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5689221/Gambling-bosses-ditch-bid-stop-ministers-slashing-bet-limits-machines-2.html

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5614513/Tory-revolt-plans-ministers-soft-crack-cocaine-gambling-machines.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5649159/Maximum-stake-crack-cocaine-bet-machine-reduced-just-2.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5657811/Robbie-Savage-warned-BBC-promoting-William-Hill-betting-site-Champions-League-match.html

https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/relatives-gambling-addicts-would-prefer-12409068#ICID=sharebar_twitter

https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/donald-morrison-scottish-bookmakers-are-backing-a-scheme-to-save-lives-1-4731038

https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/children-risk-being-turned-gamblers-12360018#ICID=sharebar_twitter

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43753590

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http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/16162643.Gambling_addict_almost_bankrupted_motor_club_with___66_000_theft/

https://www.ft.com/content/d4842ac4-325f-11e8-ac48-10c6fdc22f03

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09z1ddf

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/punters-would-lose-500-session-12321033

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5563571/Online-gambling-firms-reveal-harvest-customers-information.html

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43566166

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/mar/26/gambling-commission-credit-card-betting-online?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/mar/25/gambling-commission-recommendations-siginificant-impact-online-punters-horse-racing?CMP=share_btn_tw

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/gambling-addict-lost-home-after-14449979

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/03/23/gambling-companies-forced-introduce-age-checks-stop-children/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09vyw45

https://www.racingpost.com/news/1-million-claim-bet365-head-to-court-as-teenager-fights-for-winnings/324603

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/mar/21/gambling-exclusion-app-gamban-software-tackling-online-betting?CMP=share_btn_tw

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-5520627/PETER-OBORNE-crack-cocaine-betting-machines.html

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/5d84f390-2bb6-11e8-908b-95a753c47952

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/watchdog-backs-away-from-tough-betting-curbs-fpcn3fqn3

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/fianna-f-il-demands-bookmakers-limit-customers-losses-p69pjlhl0

https://www.casino.org/news/paddy-power-betfair-accuses-betting-industry-fobt-scare-tactics

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/call-to-limit-betting-losses-znhnfskt3

https://www.thoroughbredracing.com/articles/why-bettors-get-fairer-deal-america-they-do-britain/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09sm8sp (radio programme from 5m 52s in). Listen to a William Hill PR director trying to defend fixed odds betting terminals – oh dear – it didn’t go well.

https://www.racingpost.com/news/ladbrokes-to-convert-three-betting-shops-into-arcades-ahead-of-fobt-decision/321544

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43260012

https://www.racingpost.com/news/independents-plea-to-may-don-t-throw-us-on-scrap-heap/321499

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/mar/01/punters-right-campaigner-claims-skybet-think-beyond-the-law-horse-racing?CMP=share_btn_tw

https://www.irishmirror.ie/sport/gaa/gaelic-football/gaelic-football-news/former-offaly-star-mcnamee-hopes-12093610

https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/betting-companies-booted-out-of-sponsorship-in-the-gaa-36639062.html

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/a-losing-game-the-lure-of-247-gambling-36634307.html

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/2-betting-machine-limit-would-put-stop-to-big-losses-wwwvvz8br

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/gambling-addict-who-stole-1-75m-says-bookmakers-must-intervene-fgw9jd66m

https://www.racingpost.com/news/trust-issues-only-a-third-of-public-think-gambling-industry-is-fair-says-report/321184

https://www.thesun.ie/news/2198178/operator-of-national-lottery-pushing-government-to-outlaw-parasitic-activities-of-unregulated-offshore-companies-who-offer-odds-on-outcome-of-draw/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43124258

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/20/the-guardian-view-on-gambling-a-system-ripe-for-exploitation?CMP=share_btn_tw

http://oxfordstudent.com/2018/02/21/betting-industry-still-skewing-odds/

https://leftfootforward.org/2018/02/the-new-culture-secretary-should-do-a-gove-by-taking-real-action-on-gambling/

 

 

 

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