Four online casino firms will pay a total of £4.5 million for failing to keep customers safe from gambling harm and prevent money laundering.
A compulsory levy on the gambling industry is needed to address the “vastly underestimated” harm it is causing to society, according to academics.
Gambling firms are not doing enough to promote safe betting on Twitter amid the “sheer scale” of their marketing, according to researchers.
Betting firms, health bodies and charities are to unite for the first time under a three-year strategy to make “much faster” progress with cutting gambling-related harm.
The owner of Britain’s biggest gambling firm Ladbrokes has called for a ban for all betting adverts during TV sports broadcasts.
The ring-a-ding-ding of slot machines is set to return to a city centre street for the first time in more than a decade.
William Hill swung to a loss last year amid challenges to its betting shops on the UK high street.
A cap on the amount punters can stake in online bets is among a number of Labour proposals to tackle the “public health emergency” of problem gambling, the party’s deputy leader Tom Watson has announced.
Fortnite will now show users the contents of paid loot boxes before they purchase them, following long-running comparisons to gambling.
Video game loot boxes are acting as a gateway to problem gambling, new research has suggested.
The sound of slot machines could be making a comeback to a city centre street if councillors approve plans for a new arcade.
A man has been jailed for more than three years after he turned to heroin dealing because of a massive gambling debt.
A bookies worker in Dundee and Forfar has admitted a gambling scam which netted him more than £40,000.
Dundee University Students Association (DUSA) has removed all gambling machines from its students’ union.
A gambling addict has admitted stealing thousands of pounds worth of scratch cards from thesupermarket where he worked.
A football fan has scooped an incredible £20k after placing a £3 bet.
Dundonians lost almost £9 million on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) at bookies in just two years, the Tele can reveal.
A Dundee shop customer has become a millionaire — after scooping a huge prize on a scratchard.
Thousands of customer accounts on the National Lottery website may have been compromised.