Category: Gambling News

Let’s ban addictive betting machines

ver since the gaming acts of Charles II and Queen Anne, restrictions on gambling have exhibited an unappealing combination of paternalism, class prejudice and moral exhortation. Yet there’s a compelling case to legislatively crack down on one such activity now: fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs)... [READ MORE]

Cartoons lure kids to online gambling

Some of Britain’s biggest gambling operators are targeting children with their favourite cartoon and storybook characters in online betting games, an investigation by The Sunday Times reveals today.... [READ MORE]

The odds should be stacked against children gambling

Catch ’em young has always been a tried and trusted principle for many businesses. Grab a customer before they reach maturity and you grab them for life. Now, as a Sunday Times investigation today reveals, the gambling industry is using cartoon and other child-friendly images to…... [READ MORE]