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Tag: Carolyn Harris

Lee Willows: ‘We should be humbled that addiction levels are coming down: do we really think that big state programmes, funded by a statutory levy and controlled by the...

Lee Willows problem Gambling
When it comes to problem gambling, lived experience and recovering from addiction via a suicide attempt, court appearance and relationship breakdowns, Lee Willows turned his life around to become one of the most influential forces in modern methods to dealing with the problem.

Is the APPG generating more heat than light?

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Emotive headlines certainly help build profile, but the issue is actually how we can give players the tools to manage their play. iGaming Times delves into the argument.

Carolyn Harris calls out remote gambling operators

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On Wednesday Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group Carolyn Harris MP demanded online gambling operators address their failure to act on the harm caused by online gambling. In an evidence of session of the group's online gambling inquiry, the group heard from the representative organisation for the online gambling industry, the Remote Gambling Association. Harris, along with Iain Duncan Smith MP...

Populism over pragmatism: Shares tumble on stake reduction hype

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The market jitters on the news that British MPs have recommended the harshest reduction in machine betting stakes. While the reaction reveals how exposed certain bookmakers are to the risk, analysts remain sceptical that ministers will ultimately be so self-harming.   Those UK bookmakers most reliant on revenues from fixed-odds betting terminals saw their valuations slashed when a cross party group...

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