Online Gambling

Chinese Couple Sell Children For Games

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Tech

A Chinese couple are awaiting trial after they reportedly sold both their newborn children to child traffickers in order to pay for in-app purchases f...

Government Bill Ignores Gibraltar Excellence and Puts Consumers at Risk

Peter Howitt | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Politics
Peter Howitt

The Gambling Licensing Bill, fast approaching its final stages, plans to change online gambling licensing laws and if passed will undermine the excellent protection afforded to UK customers by Gibraltar and its online gambling operators, who currently supply the majority of UK consumer online gambling transactions.

Take a Chance on Me

Lee Mannion | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Lee Mannion

Although the rise of virtual poker websites has been very apparent, it's now possible to have a go on the pokies online. Given the concerns about this type of gambling, the surprise is that the information about your chances is almost brutally blunt.

Charlie Thomas

Britain's Love Of Gambling Makes William Hill A Good Bet

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

Despite money being tight, it appears the British public still loves to place a bet, after William Hill, Britain's largest bookmaker, said its operati...

When Online Poker Becomes the Day Job

Gary Gowers | Posted 26.03.2013 | Home
Gary Gowers

I was already aware that traditional poker was played by professionals - there are Poker World Tours for heaven's sake - but for a bloke to earn something akin to $4 million for a few hours play was almost too much for my small brain to process.

Charlie Thomas

Has The Shine Come Off Online Gambling?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

Has the shine come off online gaming? One leading company in the field, Sportingbet, has been hit by £46 million of losses in the last financial y...

Charlie Thomas

Why Do We Gamble In A Recession?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

Last week, Adrian and Gillian Bayford won £148m on the EuroMillions, making the mild mannered couple from Suffolk richer than icons like Tom Jones an...

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?