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By Max Jenner/ Sep 2, 2021, 10:40 AM
By Max Jenner/ Sep 2, 2021, 10:40 AM

Ireland to introduce credit card and whistle-to-whistle bans this year

New rules mean that operators will be obliged to prohibit credit card transactions and the number of gambling adverts shown will be restricted pre-watershed
By Max Jenner/ Sep 1, 2021, 1:00 PM
By Max Jenner/ Sep 1, 2021, 1:00 PM

Pokémon and Mario games would carry 18+ rating under new rules

New criteria introduced by PEGI aiming to cut down on promotion of gambling-related content would restrict access to games if they were re-released
By Max Jenner/ Aug 24, 2021, 2:30 PM
By Max Jenner/ Aug 24, 2021, 2:30 PM

Fifth of gambling premises located in most deprived areas of Britain

The poorest areas of the country are ten times more likely to be home to licensed gambling premises than affluent areas
By Max Jenner/ Aug 24, 2021, 9:30 AM
By Max Jenner/ Aug 24, 2021, 9:30 AM

General public prefer gambling online to bookies and casinos

A survey commissioned by YouGov has shed light on the growing popularity of online gambling worldwide
By Max Wright/ Aug 18, 2021, 4:06 PM
By Max Wright/ Aug 18, 2021, 4:06 PM

New Twitch rule bans gambling links

Gambling streamers are now unable to send viewers directly to online casino sites, but what does this mean for these affiliates?
By Max Jenner/ Aug 10, 2021, 9:38 AM
By Max Jenner/ Aug 10, 2021, 9:38 AM

RoyalBet Casino announces imminent closure

The SkillOnNet site will be closing its doors towards the end of August for reasons that are not yet clear
By Max Jenner/ Aug 10, 2021, 8:14 AM
By Max Jenner/ Aug 10, 2021, 8:14 AM

The Sun Play closed after operator breaches licence conditions

The site's closure comes as a result of Nektan being declared unsuitable for the operation of bingo and casino sites by the Gambling Commission
By Max Jenner/ Aug 5, 2021, 10:39 AM
By Max Jenner/ Aug 5, 2021, 10:39 AM

Italian FA sparks debate about re-legalisation of gambling adverts

The national governing body for football is pressing for the suspension of Italy's 'dignity decree' in order to save clubs from financial ruin
By Max Jenner/ Aug 3, 2021, 9:59 AM
By Max Jenner/ Aug 3, 2021, 9:59 AM

Survey indicates limited use of safer gambling tools in UK

Findings by the Gambling Commission show just 13% of respondents had used a safer gambling option over the previous 12-month period

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