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    700 William Hill Betting Shops will be closed down

    In the UK, one gambling operator will be extremely upset with the new legislation that came out this year in April, making Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) reduce their maximum wager from £100 to £2. This will leave 700 William Hill betting shops to close down because of the difficulty in paying rent to landlords. […]

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    FOBTs new maximum stake regulation doesn’t go down well

    A law which was released on April 1st in the UK, regarding Fixed odds betting terminals (Or FOBTs for short) has not gone down well with the retail gambling sector. Big players in the gambling industry such as Betfred and Paddy Power Betfair have tried to find loopholes in the system as the market takes a […]

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    Gambling Prevalence in the UK

    The UK based employment agency, Reed has conducted a research regarding gambling prevalence throughout the UK. According to the latest report they revealed one in four people (28%) want to hide their gambling secret. The sectors of the labor market with high gambling prevalence are including finance, accountancy and legal fields. In terms of all these […]

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    PaddyPower Intends to Promote Responsible Gambling

    The Irish bookmaker is planning to popularize responsible gambling to its’ customers. The reason of this intention is that the company proved to be unsuccessful in protecting gamblers from crime. In other words, responsible gambling itself wasn’t really a part of the company policy. According to UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) report, PaddyPower failed in protecting customers from crime. […]

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    Can Drug Prescription Handle The Gambling Problem In Britain?

    The gambling problem in Britain is becoming more serious. Britain’s gambling addicts get prescription drugs to beat their cravings for gambling. However, the questionable solution costs more to the NHS than you can imagine. Britain’s National Health Service spends £10,000 per year on prescription drugs for gamblers. First of all, the term problem gambling – AKA ludomania […]