Church leaders have urged to Government to do a U-turn on plans to increase the maximum prizes on slot machines, including end-of-the-pier-style “crane grabs”. Bishops accuse the Department for Culture of caving in to pressure from the gambling industry. They say doubling stakes and jackpots for Category C “One Armed Bandits” and even greater increases […]

Las Vegas casino bosses want the legal gambling age SLASHED from 21to 18 in a bid to boost flagging revenues. Vegas is being squeezed by a dual onslaught of economic meltdown and internet competition with even big names like Las vegas Sands edging towards bankruptcy. Now an attorney for local casino chiefs has asked state gaming […]

A charity has turned to pizza delivery to help young people avoid the pitfalls of problem gaming. Pizza boxes bearing the image of a young man seated beside a grey-coloured “missing” friend display text reading: “Problem Gambling Can Void a Friendship.” The message will be distributed to more than half a million households over the […]

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