Dozens of British MPs have backed a call for Google to rethink its decision to allow gambling firms to advertise on the search engine’s website. The early day motion — signed by more than 40 MPs — follows a warning by the Church of England that Google’s actions were “irresponsible”. The Bill — which has […]

A top UK bookies now makes more money from roulette machines in its betting shops than wagers on horse races, it has been revealed. Figures released yesterday show while traditional over-the-counter takings at Ladbrokes ROSE by just under 1 per cent to £251.8 million in the first six months of 2008, horse racing made up […]

Government-owned bookies The Tote says it is taking more than 5 per cent MORE from punters — most of it coming from controversial touch-screen roulette machines. But Tote bosses refused to reveal just how much it made from the £500 jackpot machines — which have been linked to problem gambling — ahead of the expected […]

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