Ireland: 7% increase in gambling addiction
Number of people assessed and treated for problem gambling hits 230 in the country but experts say the real number is much higher.
Gambling addiction costs to rise
Administrators in South Carolina said that if they legalise casinos to increase revenue, gambling addiction programs would need to expand.
Japan to prevent gambling addiction
The casino industry is arriving to the country and legislators are seeking a strict control.
Parliament concerned over gambling addiction in South Africa
After the suicide of an alleged addicted gambler in South Africa, the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry said she will raise this incident with the Committee...
Wales Bill to clamp down on gaming machines
Labour and Plaid Cymru will make a final-hour bid to win the Assembly new powers to regulate the number of gaming machines on a premise, via the Wales Bill.
Theresa May ordered a crackdown on high-stakes gambling machines
After predecessor David Cameron last year blocked action against fixed odds betting terminals, the Prime Minister has now cleared the way for a review on high-stakes gambling machines.
Scots lost almost £5 billion on FOBTs last year
As campaigners call for crackdown on betting terminals, Scots blew almost £5 billion on FOBTs last year.
Tivoli’s site under fire regarding problem gambling
Tivoli’s online gambling site was accused of benefiting from problem gamblers by the family of a pensioner.
Inverclyde’s MSP and MP declared war on gambling addiction
The attack on FOBTs comes after the the Scottish Parliament gained powers over controversial gaming machines.
Proposed legislation in Russia fights online gambling
The bill would introduce fines for users of online gambling sites and for parents and guardians whose children get hooked on gambling.
Leicester gambling industry under scrutiny
The city council created a task group to investigate the consequences of gambling and its report on the activity has been released.
A slot machine features gambling addiction system
Massachusetts is testing the first slot machine with a feature meant to curb gambling addiction by letting patrons limit their betting.