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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
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 12, 2020, 10:38 AM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 12, 2020, 10:38 AM

A third of footy fans wouldn't buy a kit with a gambling sponsor

Football fans show support for cutting ties with the gambling industry, with one third averse to buying kit sponsored by gambling operators. Read more.
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 9, 2020, 8:58 AM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 9, 2020, 8:58 AM

Could casinos avoid the 10pm curfew by not selling alcohol?

BGC says closures of casinos could be catastrophic for the industry and lead to job losses and offers to ban sale of alcohol on casino premises. Read more
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 7, 2020, 1:34 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 7, 2020, 1:34 PM

Study finds that setting deposit limits mean gamblers lose less

Deposit limits aren't just for controlling spending while gambling, the use of the consumer protection tool also leads to reduced net losses. Read more

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