Phil Blackwell

Phil has worked in the gambling industry for over four years and has written multiple articles for Online Bingo, EGR and iGaming Business. In previous roles, Phil devised and implemented strategies for various multi-national clients including eBay UK, Mothercare and Carphone Warehouse.

By Phil Blackwell/ Jul 31, 2019, 8:18 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Jul 31, 2019, 8:18 AM

Ladbrokes Coral Group to pay £5.9m for safeguard failings

Ladbrokes Coral Group has been ordered to pay a total of £5.9m for failing to enact effective safeguards to prevent gambling harm and money laundering.
By Phil Blackwell/ Aug 13, 2019, 9:07 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Aug 13, 2019, 9:07 AM

Summer of tough love for UK gambling industry

The summer of 2019 has seen a cluster of negative news stories regarding the UK gambling industry's perceived social responsibility failings.
By Phil Blackwell/ Mar 7, 2017, 11:07 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Mar 7, 2017, 11:07 AM

OnlineBingo Publishes Trump Casinos Infographic

Learn the full story behind Donald Trump's boardwalk bankruptcies in our new infographic.

By Phil Blackwell/ Aug 6, 2019, 8:25 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Aug 6, 2019, 8:25 AM

"When the fun stops" slogan declared ineffective by university study

A study by the University of Warwick has concluded that the gambling industry’s, “When the funs stops, stop” slogan, may not be effective.
By Phil Blackwell/ Jun 22, 2016, 12:00 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Jun 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Probability Survey & Report 2016

Only 0.5% of Britons judge probability correctly. We asked 1,500 people to rank the odds of seven likely & unlikely events. See how they did.
By Phil Blackwell/ Mar 31, 2017, 10:45 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Mar 31, 2017, 10:45 AM

What the Bingo Project means for UK bingo players

A study of bingo regulation around the world by Kent University.
By Phil Blackwell/ Jun 22, 2016, 12:00 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Jun 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

The Perception of Probability

We spoke to Professor David Hand, author of The Improbability Principle, to discover why 99.5% of Britons judge probability wrong. Read our full interview.
By Phil Blackwell/ Apr 29, 2016, 12:00 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Apr 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Why we created Square Bingo

Discover the impact of the April Fools Day experiment that promised to think outside the box.
By Phil Blackwell/ Sep 19, 2016, 12:00 AM
By Phil Blackwell/ Sep 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Finding Meaning in Coincidence & Synchronicity

The most diverse collection of coincidence theories online. Featuring expert opinions from scientists to psychics.