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December 22 2017

UK Sports Minister shows her concerns for the plague of gambling adverts:

  • These bookies don’t like paying out if they can avoid it
  • Self exclusion scheme for problem gamblers in betting shops; not working
  • Bookie refuses to condemn racism
  • Concerns over teenage gambling addiction
  • Boss of bookies trade association claims his mates are being picked on
  • Time to clamp down on socially irresponsible gambling advertising: Sports Minister

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. 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bookmaker-fights-1m-bet-claim-in-court-797zzck9s

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/17/fixed-odds-betting-terminals-self-exclusion-scheme?CMP=share_btn_tw

http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/general/darts-diane-abbott-tweet-blackface-alexandra-palace-pdc-world-championship-labour-a8114276.html

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/dec/17/the-guardian-view-on-teenage-gambling-staking-on-dopamine?utm_content=buffer2587b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/paul-darling-stakes-are-high-for-the-high-street-and-betting-shops-over-problem-gambling-1-4642071

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/sport/football/news/91479/excl-game-betting-adverts-could-face-government-crackdown-says

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