How Trendy People Are Killing the Slot Machine

Jamie Lewis | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Lewis

Last month I wrote a very well-received piece about the changing face of gambling as technology advances. More interesting, perhaps, is the sociologic...

How Technology Has Changed Casinos - and How it Might Continue to Do So

Jamie Lewis | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Lewis

Earlier this week I wrote about the changing face of poker as technological advances thrust our beloved game further away from the tables and ever-mor...

Don't Touch the Bunnies - They Bite

Samantha Rea | Posted 23.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Rea

Ever worked shifts, Camilla? Ever done over time 'til seven in the morning, then taken public transport home, attempted to sleep while Satan's arse spawn screamed outside your window, then headed back to work for another fifteen fun-packed hours?

Kids Exposed To TV Gambling Ads More Than 200 Times A Year

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

Kids as young as four are being exposed to gambling adverts on TV more than 200 times a year, as official figures show that the amount of gambling ads...

Who Has Already Banned Google Glass?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Tech

They haven't even been released to the public yet, but already the potential of Google Glass to help those of a more dishonest nature is being quashed...

Korea: Casino Addiction

Colin Pattinson | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK
Colin Pattinson

Many South Koreans believe that they are innately disposed to fall into addiction. They are very wary after many tales of famous celebrities succumbing to the pitfalls of addiction. The country has a tough stance on drugs and is very cautious in making available anything they deem addictive to its inhabitants.

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee's Report: a Bet Worth Taking?

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Politics
Leighton Vaughan Williams

The cross-party Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has now published its much anticipated report examining the way in which gambling is and should be regulated in the UK, under the title, The Gambling Act 2005: A Bet Worth Taking?

Gambling Laws: Sensible Reform, Not a Free-for-All

Malcolm Moss | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Politics
Malcolm Moss

The Labour leader's comments are not surprising. No-one is proposing there should be lots more casinos - including the House of Commons committee to which he was responding, and certainly not the casino industry.

Why Osborne Should Gamble on Growth

Malcolm Moss | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Politics
Malcolm Moss

Cities that rely on public sector employment are falling behind. Monday's report by the Centre for Cities think-tank told us what every politician, civil servant and business already knows: If Britain is to drag itself out of the economic gloom, it will be the private sector that has to lead that recovery.

James Packer Wins His Casino Bets and Heads Back to Media

Colin Morrison | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK
Colin Morrison

James Packer is the most famous man in Australia. He's the 44-year-old businessman whom Aussies variously admire, despise, love for his Australian-ness, and respect for his under-sung business achievements in the shadow of a famously demanding father.

Man Takes Casino To Court After Being Told £37m Win Is 'Software Error'

Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

A man who thought he had won a £37m jackpot on a fruit machine was sorely disappointed when casino bosses waived off the win as a “computer error...

Would You Teach Your Children About This?

PA | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Labour has lent backing to proposals for children as young as 12 to be taught about gambling. Shadow Education Secretary Stephen Twigg said pupi...