The NHS’s mental health chief has called for bookmakers to end tactics that are helping fuel the UK’s gambling addiction crisis. In a letter addressed to Gambling Commission chief executive Neil McArthur and Betting And Gaming Council chair Brigid Simmonds, the NHS’s national mental health director Claire Murdoch warned that the health industry “should not be expected to pick up the.
The National Problem Gambling Helpline Network also includes text and chat services. These features enable those who are gambling online or on their mobile phone to access help the same way they play. One call, text or chat will get you to problem gambling help anywhere in the U.S. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
National Gambling Helpline Freephone is open every day of the week. Moreover, GamCare is a leading support group handling prevention and treatment via counseling, education, and support. We should also mention instances such as Gamblers Anonymous UK, a network of people who share their gambling experiences via chat rooms, meeting finder, and.
NatWest launches counselling for gambling addicts after realising large numbers of customers are spending big chunks of their income on betting.
Gambling Commission Tells Operators to Take Responsibility. by Victoria Hughes, 29 January 2020. The CEO of the UK’s Gambling Commission has told betting companies that they should take responsibility for the bad press surrounding the industry.
In July, GambleAware and the Gambling Commission published the results of a small-scale UK research project examining the links between problem gambling and suicide.
Childhood gambling is becoming a bigger problem. The Gambling Commission now estimates there are 55,000 children and young people aged 11 to 16 with a gambling problem, but estimates 450,000 are.
UK to ban gambling on credit cards. LONDON, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- In a bid to reduce problem gambling, Britain's Gambling Commission unveiled Tuesday a plan to ban people from using credit cards to gamble in the country. The ban, which comes into effect on April 14, will apply to all online and offline gambling products with the exception of.