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By Nadia Fadeeva/ Jun 3, 2021, 8:54 AM
By Nadia Fadeeva/ Jun 3, 2021, 8:54 AM

Gambling Ads to be greatly reduced at Euro 2020

Football betting without the showcase is now a reality as ITV moves to ban gambling ads during breaks for most Euro 2020 matches. Read more.
By Max Wright/ May 28, 2021, 9:42 AM
By Max Wright/ May 28, 2021, 9:42 AM

New gambling laws to be introduced in Northern Ireland

Though NI isn't regulated by the UK Gambling Commission, these first significant changes to gambling laws in 35 years will keep operators in check
By Max Wright/ May 13, 2021, 9:04 AM
By Max Wright/ May 13, 2021, 9:04 AM

GamCare data reveals online gambling is a risk for under 18s

A survey conducted by problem gambling charity, GamCare into the under-18s using their services has revealed some interesting and worrying stats.
By Giorgia Rose/ Feb 25, 2021, 5:31 PM
By Giorgia Rose/ Feb 25, 2021, 5:31 PM

How much do Brits spend on gambling compared to other pastimes?

They say the best things in life are free. But that doesn’t stop us from spending a little to have a lotta fun. Here' how much Brits spend on some of their favourite pastimes: Netflix, takeaway, shopping, gambling and drinking.
By Giorgia Rose/ Feb 5, 2021, 11:59 AM
By Giorgia Rose/ Feb 5, 2021, 11:59 AM

Number of people using black market online casinos has more than doubled during pandemic

Number of people using black market online casinos has more than doubled during pandemic
By Giorgia Rose/ Feb 1, 2021, 3:52 PM
By Giorgia Rose/ Feb 1, 2021, 3:52 PM

Gambling industry CEOs revealed as the biggest taxpayers in Britain

Gambling industry CEOs revealed as the biggest taxpayers in Britain
By Max Wright/ Dec 4, 2020, 9:43 AM
By Max Wright/ Dec 4, 2020, 9:43 AM

The unlikely story of this week's South African lottery jackpot

20 jackpot winners would be amazing enough, if they didn't all share the same incredibly unlikely numbers. Maybe it's time to rethink your weekly picks?
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 16, 2020, 9:36 AM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 16, 2020, 9:36 AM

How the new German gambling regulations compare to the UK

As changes come into effect in German gambling regulation, how do they compare to UK law and what does it mean for the future of German gambling? Read more
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 13, 2020, 1:24 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 13, 2020, 1:24 PM

What Tier 3 lockdown measures could mean for betting shops

As parts of the UK face yet stricter lockdown measures in new 'Tier phasing' system, bookmakers and casinos risk closure shortly after reopening. Read more

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