Gambling

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Birmingham suburb fights to see off eighth betting shop on high street
MP for Erdington, one of UK’s most deprived areas, says ‘heart and soul has been taken out of our community’

Jessica Murray

02, Feb, 2023 @6:04 PM

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Winter World Cup betting spree fuels £1bn profit at Ladbrokes owner
Entain says £995m pre-tax profit forecast boosted by record number of customers in final months of 2022

Joanna Partridge

01, Feb, 2023 @12:07 PM

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Talking Horses: Racing awaits impact of white paper on gambling reform
Some form of ‘affordability’ checks likely but reports suggest some gambling firms have jumped the gun

Greg Wood

30, Jan, 2023 @5:31 PM

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Shares in 888 fall as it removes CEO and suspends Middle East VIP accounts
Online betting firm finds best practices not followed in some areas, including anti-money laundering processes

Mark Sweney

30, Jan, 2023 @4:53 PM

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Gambling ads and the NHL: should Gretzky and McDavid do better?
In the first edition of our monthly NHL column, we look at concerns around gambling endorsements in ice hockey

Colin Horgan

25, Jan, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Online gambling firm fined nearly £500,000 for only checking winners’ credentials
Regulator fines TonyBet for imposing unfair terms on payouts, anti-money laundering failures and not checking for vulnerable customers

Rob Davies

18, Jan, 2023 @1:03 PM

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Former jockey Danny Brock faces long ban from racing for betting conspiracy
A BHA panel has found that Danny Brock, a jockey on the Flat from 2009 to 2021, deliberately stopped three horses to profit from betting on their races

Greg Wood

17, Jan, 2023 @7:13 PM

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‘Deeply flawed’: pokies self-banning schemes in NSW do not stop problem gambling, counsellors say
Voluntary exclusion process faces renewed criticism as advocates call for reforms ahead of state election

Henry Belot

13, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Betting industry will ‘keep back funds from gambling harm charity’
In future 25% of Betting and Gaming Council funds will go to its own causes, says GambleAware

Emily Dugan

07, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Bet365 boss Denise Coates was paid more than £260m in year to March
Pay package is drop of about £35m on previous year but she still ranks as one of world’s best-paid executives

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent Jasper Jolly

06, Jan, 2023 @1:56 PM

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Police in England and Wales to screen suspects for signs gambling addiction is driving crime
Forces are increasingly aware that high-stakes betting is a form of addiction and a driver of crime similar to alcohol or drugs

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

01, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Ray-Bans, iPhones, Omega watches: how bookies’ gifts are fuelling a crisis
The case of Martin Sargeant, who was jailed for five years for stealing church funds, is highlighting efforts to learn more about gambling-driven crime

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

01, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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