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Family’s plea for tighter gambling regulations

Family’s plea for tighter gambling regulations A father and son from Sheffield are heading to Downing Street today to demand tighter regulation of the gambling industry. David Bradford served eight months in prison after stealing £50,000 from his employers to fund his secret gambling addiction. Later the family discovered their home had been re-mortgaged to […] Read more

Gambling research – not for the faint hearted

The labels that describe people with gambling problems as irresponsible, uneducated and lazy, as well as greedy and selfish, are part of the reason public health researcher Associate Professor Samantha Thomas is committed to working in the area of gambling research. The fact it’s a highly politicised issue with a powerful and well-connected industry is […] Read more

Young Gamblers Education Trust

EPIC Problem Gambling Consultancy are thrilled to be working with not-for-profit partner, the Young Gamblers Education Trust. The shared personal stories of the respective founders and their shared commitment to advocate responsible gambling among young people is what makes this partnership particularly strong. Young Gamblers Education Trust has a simple, yet powerful mission ‘to inform, […] Read more

Gambling at Work Policy – A must

Less than 5% of organisations have a gambling at work policy. One problem gambler in a position of trust can bring down an entire organisation – Nick Leeson being an example when he brought down Barings Bank. Whilst Leeson’s case was extreme it is not uncommon and certainly highlights that companies need to be much more […] Read more