Real Life Gambling Stories

Real Life Gambling stories. If you would like to comment on any of our gambling related articles, you can do so at the bottom of each article. If you would like to pledge your support to Gambling Watch UK, please get in touch via the contact page.

Real Life Gambling Story Number Three - Chris

Wednesday 19 December 2012

Chris’s story is all too-common – childhood holidays in seaside resorts with seemingly innocent family trips to amusement arcades.  The lure of the flashing lights and the possibility of winning some money can be irresistible to children, and may also...

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Real Life Gambling Story Number Two - John

Friday 07 December 2012

John seemed to have it all - a well-paid job, his own home, a wife and two lovely daughters. But beneath this normal and seemingly happy exterior, John was facing a daily battle with an addiction to online gambling. He...

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Real Life Gambling Story Number One - Ben

Friday 07 December 2012

To an outsider Ben had his life sorted. Articulate, intelligent and confident, with a degree in Sports Science he went on to build a successful career for himself in business. There was enough money to enjoy the finer things in...

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Why Gambling Watch UK is needed?

Opportunities for gambling in Britain have increased very considerably in the last 20 years and were given further encouragement with the passing of the 2005 Gambling Act. The latest British Gambling Prevalence Survey, carried out in 2009/10, found that between one third and one half a million British adults experienced a gambling problem in the previous 12 months.
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Our Mission and Aims

Gambling Watch UK is an organisation, independent of Government or the gambling industry, which exists to question the present policy of support for the expansion of gambling in the UK and to propose alternative policies which would have the effect of preventing such expansion, which it's members believe is harmful from a public health perspective ...
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We believe there is overwhelming support for the view that there are already too many opportunities for gambling and that this is bad for individual, family and community health, but our voices need to be heard if we are to influence public policy. If you agree with the Mission and Aims of Gambling Watch UK, then please register your support.
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