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The gambling industry should be given no credit for its part in ending the row over FA Cup matches being exclusively streamed on betting sites, an MP has said.
A row over an FA Cup streaming rights deal which was criticised for encouraging gambling appears to have been resolved.
Problem gambling is “a root issue” behind a significant number of current and former footballers seeking help for mental health issues, according to the Professional Footballers’ Association’s head of welfare.
Politicians have urged the Football Association to reconsider its streaming partnership with bet365, saying it creates “an active incentive to gamble”.
Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has said she hopes the Football Association will “reconsider” after it allowed a betting company to broadcast FA Cup matches.
The Football Association has been advised to “reconsider” its relationship with bet365 by Nicky Morgan, the secretary of state for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has revealed he lost £46,000 in one night while struggling with a gambling addiction.
More than half of 17-year-olds have gambled in the past year, according to a new study.
Children are spending hundreds of pounds “chasing their losses” on online video game purchases which offer unknown rewards, according to the children’s commissioner for England.
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.