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December 15 2017

Children addicted to gambling and MPs accepting favours from bookmakers feature this week:

  • Industry and personal ‘gifts’ are ruining our democracy
  • Online bookies charging customers for no service
  • Premier league star loses £5.5 million in a few weeks
  • Shock & horror: Online bookies association supports the correct thing to do
  • 61,000 children at risk of gambling addiction
  • Are bookmaker trade bodies developing some morals

The following are all the links to the media coverage proving we’re not making it up.

ps:  Does NOT include all the media coverage of violence and robberies in betting shops. 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-mp-philip-davies-betting-machines-gambling-companies-commons-gifts-lobbying-bookmakers-a8058706.html

https://www.theirishfield.ie/rory-delargy-dormant-accounts-bring-fair-play-back-330334/

http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/premier-league-star-banned-bookmaker-11669503

https://www.sbcnews.co.uk/latestnews/2017/12/11/rga-urges-government-introduce-statutory-levy/

https://inews.co.uk/opinion/comment/seaside-games-football-advertising-gambling-addiction-time-bomb-children/

https://www.casinopedia.org/news/abb-backs-calls-for-statutory-gambling-tax-to-fund-safer-gaming-initiatives

 

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