Gambling

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TSB is ignoring the fraudsters gambling with £4,150 of my money
Bank refuses to refund 70 payments to a betting company which I most certainly didn’t make

Miles Brignall

22, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Gambling companies feed on addiction and misery. Why are MPs helping them? | Matt Zarb-Cousin
Politicians should be pushing back against the harm caused by bookmakers, not enjoying their hospitality, says fairer gambling spokesperson Matt Zarb-Cousin

Matt Zarb-Cousin

16, Nov, 2021 @5:59 PM

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Almost £225,000 in wages and freebies taken from gambling industry by 28 MPs
Guardian audit since August 2020 shows 19 Conservative MPs and nine Labour were beneficiaries

Rob Davies

15, Nov, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Tory MPs wrote ‘sponsored content’ praising betting and gambling firms
Four MPs wrote unpaid pro-gambling industry articles sponsored by the Betting and Gaming Council for ConservativeHome

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

10, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cashing in: the gambling industry writes the rules and sways Tasmania’s elections
Bill before state’s upper house has ‘been literally written by industry’, an independent MP says

Stephanie Convery

08, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Gambling firms among heaviest radio advertisers during school run
Data prompts warnings about millions of children’s potential exposure to betting promotions

Rob Davies

08, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Portsmouth GP who gambled away £1.1m of NHS money is jailed
Dr Rumi Chhapia sentenced to three years and four months in prison after admitting fraud

Steven Morris

05, Nov, 2021 @5:55 PM

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Sky Vegas online casino offered free ‘spins’ to recovering addicts
UK watchdog investigates incident, which occurred during industry’s Safer Gambling Week

Rob Davies

03, Nov, 2021 @4:48 PM

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The Card Counter review – Oscar Isaac deals a high-stakes hypnotic nightmare
Isaac is an army veteran turned professional gambler when a chance for a grim rebalancing appears in Paul Schrader’s vehement drama

Peter Bradshaw

03, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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BP can put rocketing gas and oil prices to better use
Share buybacks shouldn’t slow the pace of the oil and gas giant’s march towards renewables

Nils Pratley

02, Nov, 2021 @6:40 PM

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William Hill accused of ‘cynical’ tactics over cafes serving hot food in its shops
Bookmaker trials in-shop outlets serving meal deals, burgers and breakfast to gamblers at low prices

Rob Davies

25, Oct, 2021 @2:50 PM

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MPs criticise lottery operator Camelot over problem gambling
App-based games put vulnerable people at risk and limit money given to good causes, say critics

Peter Walker Political correspondent

21, Oct, 2021 @3:20 PM

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