The Christian Institute - Gambling News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling The latest gambling news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:04:22 +0000 Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:04:22 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) 2 million affected by problem gambling, report reveals https://www.christian.org.uk/news/2-million-affected-by-problem-gambling-report-reveals/ Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:09:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/2-million-affected-by-problem-gambling-report-reveals/ 'Toothless' gambling watchdog slammed by MPs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-for-radical-overhaul-of-gambling-regulation/ Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:47:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-for-radical-overhaul-of-gambling-regulation/ Return of Premier League marred by ‘gambling firm vultures’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/return-of-premier-league-marred-by-gambling-firm-vultures/ Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:46:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/return-of-premier-league-marred-by-gambling-firm-vultures/ MPs call for 'complete overhaul' of online gambling industry https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-for-complete-overhaul-of-online-gambling-industry/ Mon, 22 Jun 2020 07:41:40 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-for-complete-overhaul-of-online-gambling-industry/ Gambling industry must not exploit return of football, says NHS https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-industry-must-not-exploit-return-of-football-says-nhs/ Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:58:44 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-industry-must-not-exploit-return-of-football-says-nhs/ MPs call for a complete ban on gambling advertising https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-for-a-complete-ban-on-gambling-advertising/ Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:17:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-for-a-complete-ban-on-gambling-advertising/ FOBT cuts lead to drop in betting shop violence https://www.christian.org.uk/news/fobt-cuts-lead-to-drop-in-betting-shop-violence/ Tue, 16 Jun 2020 13:29:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/fobt-cuts-lead-to-drop-in-betting-shop-violence/ Gambler tragically commits suicide after losing £119k in five days https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambler-tragically-commits-suicide-after-losing-119k-in-five-days/ Tue, 09 Jun 2020 12:00:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambler-tragically-commits-suicide-after-losing-119k-in-five-days/ Money lost to addictive FOBTs drops dramatically https://www.christian.org.uk/news/money-lost-to-addictive-fobts-drops-dramatically/ Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:43:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/money-lost-to-addictive-fobts-drops-dramatically/ Gambling addict: 'Lockdown is the perfect storm for relapse' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-addict-lockdown-is-the-perfect-storm-for-relapse/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 14:49:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-addict-lockdown-is-the-perfect-storm-for-relapse/ Betting firms told to increase measures to protect gamblers during the lockdown https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-firms-told-to-increase-measures-to-protect-gamblers-during-the-lockdown/ Thu, 21 May 2020 15:46:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-firms-told-to-increase-measures-to-protect-gamblers-during-the-lockdown/ Gambling adverts overwhelming addicts during lockdown https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-adverts-overwhelming-addicts-during-lockdown/ Fri, 15 May 2020 13:02:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-adverts-overwhelming-addicts-during-lockdown/ Ex-pro footballer: ‘Gambling left me close to suicide’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-pro-footballer-gambling-left-me-close-to-suicide/ Thu, 14 May 2020 13:37:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-pro-footballer-gambling-left-me-close-to-suicide/ Ex-Olympic boxer: 'Gambling left me penniless' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-olympic-boxer-gambling-left-me-penniless/ Thu, 07 May 2020 14:28:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-olympic-boxer-gambling-left-me-penniless/ 'Shameless' gambling firms tempt ex-addicts in lockdown https://www.christian.org.uk/news/shameless-gambling-firms-tempt-ex-addicts-in-lockdown/ Wed, 29 Apr 2020 09:42:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/shameless-gambling-firms-tempt-ex-addicts-in-lockdown/ HSBC introduces blanket ban on credit card gambling https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hsbc-introduces-blanket-ban-on-credit-card-gambling/ Fri, 24 Apr 2020 09:16:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hsbc-introduces-blanket-ban-on-credit-card-gambling/ 'Fragile' brain-damaged woman gambled away £88k https://www.christian.org.uk/news/fragile-brain-damaged-woman-gambled-away-88k/ Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:35:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/fragile-brain-damaged-woman-gambled-away-88k/ MLA: NI must follow rest of UK and ban gambling with credit cards https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mla-ni-must-follow-rest-of-uk-and-ban-gambling-with-credit-cards/ Fri, 17 Apr 2020 14:33:11 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mla-ni-must-follow-rest-of-uk-and-ban-gambling-with-credit-cards/ MPs call on gambling industry 'to put vulnerable people ahead of profits' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-on-gambling-industry-to-put-vulnerable-people-ahead-of-profits/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 08:00:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-call-on-gambling-industry-to-put-vulnerable-people-ahead-of-profits/ Gambling credit card ban now in force https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-credit-card-ban-now-in-force/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:00:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-credit-card-ban-now-in-force/