UK betting shops may have to keep more than one member of staff on duty at all times as a duty of care to problem gamblers under plans being considered by a government inquiry.
UK gambling companies are exploiting players’ biases with “dark nudges” such as using the term “return to player” for a required warning, rather than the more comprehensible “house edge”, a...
The UK desperately needs a large full-scale gambling prevalence study funded independently of the gambling industry to attract top researchers, a prominent clinician has said.
Several of Sweden’s largest operators are loudly protesting fines for taking bets on sports that involved under-18s which they say were the result of an opaque and unresponsive regulator.
A UK Gambling Commission spokesperson believes that the technology already exists to prevent under-18s from viewing gambling adverts online, but stopping the exposure of vulnerable groups all to...
More than one in ten gambling adverts targeted at the UK market contain content that appeals to children, according to new Gambling Commission-backed research.
New Zealand has placed its Pacific Island population at the heart of its new strategy to prevent and reduce gambling harms, as a new report finds they are more than twice as likely to suffer the...
The success of a 15-year-old tennis player at Wimbledon is forcing Swedish regulators to consider how strictly to interpret gambling law that forbids taking bets on events "predominantly" composed...
UK ministers are set to ban the sale of lottery scratchcards and online games that give instant wins to under-18s, according to reports.
At a time when major sports leagues around the world are assessing their relationship with gambling firms, Major League Soccer (MLS) has become the first large US sports league to allow its clubs...
William Hill is warning 4,500 staff members they could lose their jobs, as the UK bookmaker confirms plans to shut 700 betting shops following drastic cuts in fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT)...
There is not enough evidence to suggest that loot boxes in video games constitute gambling, the UK’s digital minister has told parliament.
Kenya has declined to renew the gambling licences of 19 betting firms and deferred the renewal of 13 casino, six lottery and eight other betting licences, as the government follows through on its...
The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) have released the first official details of their new combined trade association, the Betting and Gaming...
The five largest UK bookmakers have announced an agreement to fund a package of safer gambling measures that will expand treatment for problem gamblers and share information on protection.
The Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) has fined eight online gambling licensees a total of €4m for taking bets on matches in which a majority of players were under 18, a list which...

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