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Britain’s hidden problem is the gambling epidemic
Children in schools throughout the UK are due to get lessons about the risks of #Gambling after it has been revealed that gambling #Addictioncurrently affects 430,000 people in the UK including around 25,000 children,according to a recent survey by think-tank, Demos.
GambleAware seeks agency to create £7m campaign warning for addicts in the making
GambleAware, the safer gambling charity, is looking for a creative agency to lead a new £7m public awareness campaign to tackle low-level gamblers who are at risk of becoming addicts.
Gambling sells itself as normal and fun
Gambling has a long and varied history, but it was not until the early 1900s that it became a mass activity, with the development of licensed high-street betting shops.
When success can be too much of a good thing
What do Italy, the UK, Slovakia, Latvia, the Czech Republic and Australia have in common? Answer: they all have experienced a significant public push back against a proliferation of gaming machines.