Dominic Lawson: My red card for the betting firms that put the boot into the poor

Posted on September 2, 2013 by admin
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Here’s another suitable member for Gamblers Anonymous — even though his addiction has now been revealed to the whole country. Last week The Sun reported that the chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association, Gordon Taylor, had staked “£4m on more than 2,000 bets in just 30 months”. Taylor is being pursued for gambling debts by one of the many firms he used, which probably explains why the news of his very private vice found its way into the papers.

Read the full article in The Sunday Times here.