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A BMJ study says the UK needs a tax on gambling

A study published in the British Medical Journal says the UK has to implement a new form of a levy on the gambling industry, The Guardian reports. What’s wrong with all the taxes it’s paying already? Let’s find out.The gambling problemT ...

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Gambling companies do not promote safe play, research says

Recently, there’s been a huge drive to promote safe gambling for everyone. Many big betting companies like Bet365 officially said they’re going to make their advertisement less harmful, especially for the children.New research from Northumbri ...

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UK watchdog program results

The joint investigation of Competition & Markets Authority and the Gambling Commission is over. The two regulatory bodies have published an open letter with the results, and they are promising.Here’s what the investigation was about and how th ...

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The UK wants to ban credit cards from the gambling industry

The Labour party strikes again. MPs from this political organization are well known for their attacks on gambling, and this time is not an exception. This time, however, their idea has support in the parliament. Is it a good initiative? Let’s find ...

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Portugal is slapping taxes on gambling

Portugal has legalized all the drugs, and the situation seems to be working in favour of the Portuguese in that respect. However, it’s not all well with the legalization of gambling in the country.It is legal, but right now the government is pl ...

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The UK to increase Remote Gaming Duty

As if lowering the maximum bet in B2 Gaming Machines was not enough, the UK now wants to increase Remote Gaming Duty to 21%. Read the article to learn what does this mean for the industry and for UK gamblers.What does the new regulation holdI ...

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Five gambling companies adverise to children, experts find

Just a couple of days ago, five gambling websites were caught advertising to children, The Guardian reports. Read on to find out why did that happen, and what does this mean for the industry.The banAs you’ve heard before, advertising gambli ...