Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tag: betting shop

Betting shop closures imminent, media reports claim

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The Guardian newspaper claims to have seen papers indicating an imminent wave of shop closures at Ladbrokes - but early indications suggest the impact of FOBT stakes may not be as devastating as initially thought. A new report by The Guardian suggests that Ladbrokes has already earmarked 71 of its betting shops for potential closure - dependent on performance under...

Betting shop staff ill-trained to take on problem gambling, report says

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Betting shops are failing to properly train staff to spot problem gamblers and may even be encouraging losses, a report commissioned by the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) has said.   The report comes before the government unveils its triennial review of the gambling industry later this month, which is expected to take on FOBTs. In was has been described...