Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has revealed he lost £46,000 in one night while struggling with a gambling addiction.
More than half of 17-year-olds have gambled in the past year, according to a new study.
UK gambling firms saw their shares dive after MPs called for a crackdown on online casinos.
Children are spending hundreds of pounds “chasing their losses” on online video game purchases which offer unknown rewards, according to the children’s commissioner for England.
Two fifths of young people aged 11 to 16 gambled in the past year, according to a report.
Paddy Power and Betfair owner Flutter Entertainment has agreed a merger deal with Canadian rival The Stars Group to create the world’s largest online betting firm with combined annual revenues of £3.8 billion.
Adverts for two betting firms have been banned for being socially irresponsible and encouraging potentially harmful behaviour.
The UK gambling regulator has said it shares concern about loot boxes in video games but warned that the current law makes it hard to define them as gambling.
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.
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.