Record numbers of gamblers complained to the industry regulator last year, new figures show.
Betting companies in the UK have paid out £19.6 million in penalties over the course of a year for failing to protect problem gamblers and stop money launderers.
Betting firms could be taxed to pay for addiction treatment, the head of the NHS has warned, as he launched a new service to help children with gambling problems.
Four separate gambling ads have been banned after the firms failed to ensure they were targeted away from children.
A watchdog has banned three separate gambling ads for featuring young footballers, appealing to children and for suggesting betting could improve financial security and self-esteem.
STANDARDS protecting children from irresponsible gambling ads have been strengthened to stop firms "playing at the margins" of rules, the regulator has announced.
SCOTTISH football bosses made millions of pounds last year selling match statistics to bookies.
LABOUR plans to outlaw in-play betting ads, with a "whistle-to-whistle" ban on TV and online gambling promotions during live sport events.
FOOTBALL has had a long association with the betting industry.
THE maximum stake on a fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT) is to be reduced from £100 to £2.
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