Online gambling: addicted to addiction

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Cowen, Tim; Blond, Phillip
Publisher
ResPublica
Date of publication
17 August 2018
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Mental health services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This report shows that there is an urgent need for action on gambling. The online gambling industry is an industry that makes more than half of its profits from those at risk and problem gamblers and is itself addicted to addiction – needing to generate more addiction to generate more profits.

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