Tag Archives: problem gambling
- UK operators’ responsible gambling shortcomings detailed
October 4, 2017
UK gambling operators got hit with another double shot of bad news on Wednesday, both for online and land-based shortcomings. In the online realm, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) took an online arm of the Ladbrokes Coral Group to task for the exact same affiliate-related advertorial shenanigans that resulted in...
- Beware Japanese researchers bearing problem gambling stats
October 2, 2017
A new gambling addiction survey claims 3.2m Japanese citizens have trouble keeping their gambling in check, although the criteria used in the study appears to have vastly inflated this number. On Friday, researchers at Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare released an interim report on their latest survey, which...
- Labour Party seeks mandatory levy on betting operators to fund problem gambling treatment
September 26, 2017
The UK Labour Party is considering a plan that would compel gambling operators to fund National Health Service treatment for gambling addicts. Labour is set to begin its annual conference in Brighton on Tuesday, and deputy party leader Tom Watson’s office released excerpts of a speech he intends to deliver,...
- Problem gambling on the decline in Germany
September 19, 2017
Problem gambling is on the decline in Germany, according to the findings of a new national addiction study. Monday saw the release of the Drug and Addiction Report 2017, an every-other-year project of Germany’s Drug Commissioner of the Federal Government. The report primarily addresses intoxicants, but there is a five-page...
- British betting firms offer hands to UKs problem gambling campaign
September 18, 2017
British betting firms are willing to spare some of their dough to help the government with its problem gambling awareness campaign. The Guardian reported that gambling companies are ready to extend monetary help to the government’s problem gambling ad campaign, which is expected to have an £8 million (US$10.84 million)...
- Aussie crocodile gambling study wins Ig Nobel prize
September 15, 2017
A pair of Australian researchers have won the equivalent of science’s top booby prize for studying the effects of proximity to crocodiles on gambling behavior. Thursday night saw the awarding of the 27th annual Ig Nobel prizes, the tongue-in-cheek awards for the most pointless and/or WTF scientific studies to have...
Problem gamblers’ brains bad at assessing, adapting to risk
April 14, 2017
Kangwon Land casino paying problem gamblers to stay away
March 24, 2017
UK media has problem with UK problem gambling stats
August 25, 2017
Coked-up rats make riskier gambling choices
July 18, 2017