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Gambling: ‘A banking app helped me beat my addiction’

Image copyright Danny Cheetham Image caption Danny says losing his mum Christine in 2015 was a key moment in him deciding to tackle his addiction Tens of thousands of people have signed up to a…

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Labour calls for ban on gambling advertising

Image copyright NurPhoto / Getty Images Image caption Labour wants to overhaul gambling legislation Labour is calling for a ban on gambling advertising during live sporting events in a bid to tackle problem gambling. It…


NHS chief calls for Premier League clubs to tackle gambling addiction

Image copyright Getty Images Premier League football clubs should do more to help tackle gambling addiction, the head of NHS England has said. Simon Stevens said reports some betting companies were “failing to play their…


Gambling ‘rife in football’, says Tootle

Matt Tootle joined Notts County from Crewe in June 2016 Notts County defender Matt Tootle says gambling is “rife” is football as he revealed his own problems with betting. The 27-year-old spoke in 2017 about…


Gambling firms given ‘call to action’ over consumer welfare

Image copyright Reuters Gambling firms have been given a “call to action” over their attitude to consumer welfare in a new report published by the Gambling Commission. The report highlights the ways in which companies…



Halifax gambling addict stole grandmother’s life savings

Image copyright West Yorkshire Police Image caption Darren Gledhill was jailed at Bradford Crown Court for 28 months A gambling addict who stole more than £430,000 from his grandmother to fund his habit has been…


What do punters think of new gambling rules?

Image caption “Who’s got £100 every 20 seconds?” Toni Wilkinson said, backing the new rules “Twenty seconds on those FOBTs and your wages are gone… it’s like a drug”. Stand on the corner of one…


Sky Bet fined £1m by Gambling Commission

Image copyright Getty Images Sky Bet has been fined £1m for failing to protect vulnerable customers, the Gambling Commission has said. It did not prevent problem gamblers who had self-excluded from its websites from betting,…


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