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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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Problem gambling and addiction: Dr Mark Griffith...

Dr Griffiths uses his expertise on the subject of addiction to puncture the media storm, exposing the realities of problem play and gambling addiction.

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Problem gambling and addiction: Dr Mark Griffiths interview ...

In the final part of Right Casino’s interview with Dr Mark Griffiths, we turn our attention to the main focus of his research: problem gambling and addiction. Dr Griffiths explains the difference between ‘problem’ gamblers and addicts, points out how addiction figures have been misrepresented in the British media and suggests ways that gambling companies can better protect players. In the final part of Right Casino’s interview with Dr Mark Griffiths, we turn our attention to the main focus of his research: problem gambling and addiction. Dr Griffiths explains the difference between ‘problem’ gamblers and addicts, points out how addiction figures have been misrepr...

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Three in four want restrictions on FOBTs

A YouGov poll has revealed that three in four voters would like to see a ban on high street gambling machines that allow punters to stake £100 a spin.

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Three in four want restrictions on FOBTs

A YouGov poll has revealed that three in four voters would like to see a ban on high street gambling machines that allow punters to stake £100 a spin. The poll was undertaken by the Campaign for Fairer Gambling and comes at a time when David Cameron is expected to recommend new restrictions on gambling limits and numerous outlets opening in close proximity. Known as Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs), these roulette-themed machines have come under attack from various sources for their placement in high street betting shops, often two at a time. Terminate the betting terminal? Currently, there are 33,000 terminals in betting shops across the country and it is not u...

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Ladbrokes promotes responsible gambling with new...

Ladbrokes is to become the first UK betting company to launch a commercial promoting responsible gambling.

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Ladbrokes promotes responsible gambling with new campaign

Ladbrokes is to become the first UK betting company to launch a commercial promoting responsible gambling . The advert, which will replace the Tiziano ads, is due for broadcast on British televisions tonight (May 16th) as part of the 'Ladbrokes Life' campaign that began last month and celebrates the different characteristics and personalities of its customers. Featuring a character named Mr Brightside , the adverts were developed by the marketing agency BBH in London who were commissioned with striking a less aggressive tone than their competitors. "This is just the price I pay" In the latest advert, the appropriately named Mr Brightside is denied a winning ...

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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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