I was addicted to gambling machines at 16, and despite clear evidence the industry refuses to accept that there’s a problem

Posted on August 27, 2017 by admin
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A report by the Gambling Commission published this week showed an increase from 280,000 problem gamblers in 2012, to 430,000 in 2015. Despite this, the Gambling Commission and the Association of British Bookmakers describer problem gambling rates as “stable”. But such an increase should alarm policy makers, and the findings are timely as we approach the Government’s gambling review in October.

Read the full story in The Independent.