Features & Opinion

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By Giorgia Rose/ Dec 15, 2020, 9:55 AM
By Giorgia Rose/ Dec 15, 2020, 9:55 AM

Gambling addiction's disproportionate effects on British women

New research shows the number of women gambling in the UK is at an all-time high, and along with it, so is the number of women facing a gambling addiction. 
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 25, 2020, 9:00 AM
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 25, 2020, 9:00 AM

Is there enough research to regulate loot boxes?

As part of Safer Gambling Week 2020, we spoke with Dr David Zendle about the connection between loot boxes and problem gambling. Read the full interview.
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 23, 2020, 9:00 AM
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 23, 2020, 9:00 AM

RecoverMe is an addiction therapist in your pocket

As part of Safer Gambling Week 2020, we spoke with Dr Minal Jain about the launch of the mobile therapy app RecoverMe. Read the full interview.
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 18, 2020, 11:12 AM
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 18, 2020, 11:12 AM

GamTalk thinks the cure for gambling addiction is prevention

As part of Safer Gambling Week 2020, we spoke with Paul Pettigrew about GamTalk and preventing problem gambling through education. Read the full interview.
By Phil Blackwell/ Jul 20, 2020, 12:28 PM
By Phil Blackwell/ Jul 20, 2020, 12:28 PM

Is the National Lottery getting a free ticket?

While regulators clamp down on operators left, right and centre, it seems they turn a blind eye when it comes to the National Lottery. Read more
By Amy McDonnell/ Mar 13, 2020, 10:14 AM
By Amy McDonnell/ Mar 13, 2020, 10:14 AM

Why Is the Number 13 Considered Unlucky?

With infinite numbers to choose from, it seems pretty unlucky that 13 has received the brunt of superstitious fear.
By Max Wright/ Feb 25, 2020, 11:00 AM
By Max Wright/ Feb 25, 2020, 11:00 AM

‘Technicalities’ are exposing children to gambling

Are the Gambling Commission's own rules and definitions stopping it from protecting children?
By Max Wright/ Nov 25, 2019, 1:30 PM
By Max Wright/ Nov 25, 2019, 1:30 PM

Are video game publishers unregulated gambling companies?

As the industry profits from randomised loot boxes, should publishers have gambling licenses?
By Max Wright/ Nov 25, 2019, 11:30 AM
By Max Wright/ Nov 25, 2019, 11:30 AM

Grand Theft Auto 5's online casino is an unregulated success

Despite being identical to a real casino, the UK gambling commission don't want to get involved.

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