UK Government is looking to invest more funds to tackle problem gambling and a new clinic is going to open in the North this year, in addition to the Fulham clinic which is currently active.
Paddy Power pulled a trick on everyone with the latest Huddersfield Town sponsorship deal, but the move has been criticised by many as inappropriate and problematic for the industry as a whole.
The latest announcement that Paddy Power will be sponsoring Huddersfield Town, following the release of a shirt featuring the Paddy Power logo, turned out to be a very clever PR stunt.
Ladbrokes Coral is the latest UK operator that has been fined by the UK Gambling Commission. The GVC owned brands will be required to pay almost £6 million for failing to uphold industry standards.
Everybody in the UK is more aware of problem gambling and its consequences compared to several years ago. A testament to that is the latest episode of the BBC programme Panorama where problem gambling was the key focus.
Sports betting has been legalised in a number of US states, including New York. And now we have the fifth sports betting operator that starts offering betting services in this state.
Scientific Games acquired Authentic Gaming, marking the company's first step into the live casino market.
UK punters have spent a total of £14.5 billion on gambling, and most of these funds were wagered online.