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Posts Tagged: Gambling Commission
Brigid Simmonds: As the Government’s gambling review continues, ministers should listen to what voters really think about betting
A YouGov poll found that 51 per cent of voters do not believe that politicians should set limits on how much they can bet.
Scott Benton: We are right to reform the UK’s gambling laws – but we must not drive punters into the arms of the black market
A review should strike the right balance between protecting the vulnerable and not spoiling the enjoyment of people who enjoy a bet perfectly safely.
Michael Dugher: Ministers deserve credit for their evidence-led review of betting and championship of safer gambling
The industry has implemented a number of measures to make these activities more secure.
It’s time for sensible, conservative action to protect the vulnerable – and allow the majority a safe flutter.
With more people at home and severely restricted, the pandemic has exacerbated regulatory concerns about betting and gaming.