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Dr Mark Griffiths on gambling: Right Casino interview

Watch RightCasino.com's editor, Joe Attard, interview academic and gambling expert, Dr Mark Griffiths. In the course of a long discussion, Dr Griffiths speaks about gambling in the media, in British culture, on social media platforms, in traditional casinos and in legislature. He also describ...

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Dr Mark Griffiths on gambling: Right Casino interview

Watch RightCasino.com's editor, Joe Attard, interview academic and gambling expert, Dr Mark Griffiths. In the course of a long discussion, Dr Griffiths speaks about gambling in the media, in British culture, on social media platforms, in traditional casinos and in legislature. He also describes the psychological appeal of particular games and clears up misconceptions about problem gambling and addiction. You can watch the entire interview below. Alternatively, scroll down to view different parts of our conversation, in which Dr Griffiths focuses on specific topics. Watch RightCasino.com’s editor, Joe Attard, interview academic and gambling expert, Dr Mark Griffiths. ...

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Church of Scotland wants ban on gambling ads in ...

The Church of Scotland has called for an end to gambling advertisements in Sport.

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Church of Scotland wants ban on gambling ads in sport

The Church of Scotland has called for an end to gambling advertisements in Sport. Just a week after Glasgow Rangers announced a new shirt sponsorship deal with 32Red , the Church of Scotland published a report entitled Striving Together: Celebrating Competitiveness in Sport  which calls for both the Scottish and UK governments to ban problematic gambling adverts' involvement in sport. It’s a big year for Scotland with Glasgow hosting the 2014 commonwealth games in July and the report aims to build a legacy from the games around improving livelihoods, particularly for those in deprived areas. Outlining their position, Reverend Sally Foster-Fulton of the Church and Soci...

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Premier League clubs could lose £90 million fol...

A report in the Financial Times suggests that Premier League football clubs could lose £90m in revenue due to a change in the law initiated by gambling regulators.

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Premier League clubs could lose £90 million following gambl...

A report in the Financial Times suggests that Premier League football clubs could lose £90m in revenue due to a change in the law initiated by gambling regulators. The clampdown would hit betting firms cashing in on the Premier league’s international popularity in order to promote their business to massive Asian audiences. According to the FT’s Roger Blitz, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton are among a number of top clubs "that have sponsorship deals with online operators that take very few bets from UK customers but benefit from the Premier League’s popularity in Asian betting markets." It is not uncommon to see valuable pitch-side adver...

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New UK 'Gambling Bill' signed into law

The recently drafted Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) bill has been given Royal Assent.

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New UK 'Gambling Bill' signed into law

The recently drafted Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) bill has been given Royal Assent . The bill, which made it through the House of Lords two months ago, amends the 2005 Gambling Act in order to establish greater security for online players. 'Point of consumption' The new policy rules that the UK gambling industry is administered on a POC (Point of Consumption) basis meaning that betting companies, whether based in Britain or overseas, are required to be in possession of a UK Gambling Commission licence in order to trade in the UK. The Act applies to remote gambling services such as online casino sites, betting sites, bingo and telephone gambling. Fur...

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Sixty-seven complaints for new Ladbrokes campaig...

In an ironic twist, a campaign launched by Ladbrokes to encourage responsible gambling has inspired sixty-seven complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on the grounds of glamorising betting.

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Sixty-seven complaints for new Ladbrokes campaign

In an ironic twist, a campaign launched by Ladbrokes to encourage responsible gambling has inspired sixty-seven complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on the grounds of glamorising betting. The “Ladbrokes Life” campaign has led a raft of worried consumers to complain that the adverts are harmful and irresponsible for allegedly glamorising the lifestyle of a gambler, linking gaming success with social and sexual success and exploiting the young and vulnerable. Meet the betting men Using taglines such as "once is lucky, twice is talent" and "when you win it’s skill, when you lose it’s bad luck," the campaign tells the s...

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