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Poll: Do you think sports gambling ads should be banned?
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Poll: Do you think sports gambling ads should be banned?

Jul 10th 2021, 11:37 AM 42,779 Views 65 Comments

The president released a statement on the matter today.

Michael D Higgins describes TV gambling ads as a 'scourge' as he urges debate around the issue
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Michael D Higgins describes TV gambling ads as a 'scourge' as he urges debate around the issue

Jul 10th 2021, 10:31 AM 13,666 Views 38 Comments

President Higgins said debate around gambling in Ireland is to be welcomed.

'Not fit for purpose': Problem gambling supports 'lumped in' with alcohol and drug addiction services
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'Not fit for purpose': Problem gambling supports 'lumped in' with alcohol and drug addiction services

Apr 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,843 Views 27 Comments

When established, the gambling regulator will set up a “social fund” to help provide problem gambling treatment.

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
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'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar

Mar 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,465 Views 58 Comments

Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services
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Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services

Jan 15th 2021, 2:19 PM 6,719 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Thomas Gould has urged the government to provide funding for Extern.

Government resisted lobbying on betting duty but won't use the funds for problem gambling services
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Government resisted lobbying on betting duty but won't use the funds for problem gambling services

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:55 AM 10,871 Views 17 Comments

An extra €50 million is set to be raised from the betting duty this year, and activists are asking for even 10% of it for problem gambling.

There are at least 40,000 problem gamblers in Ireland
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# Health Research Board

There are at least 40,000 problem gamblers in Ireland

Feb 27th 2019, 4:09 PM 12,524 Views 27 Comments

The proportion of problem gamblers in Ireland is far lower than in Northern Ireland, according to data from the Health Research Board.

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins
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'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins

Mar 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 11,816 Views 17 Comments

The Rutland Centre has said they are seeing more people affected by problem gambling.

"I was feeling, isolated. I didn't know who to tell": Galway hurler urges action on gambling
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"I was feeling, isolated. I didn't know who to tell": Galway hurler urges action on gambling

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:02 AM 23,810 Views 51 Comments

Speaking on Claire Byrne last night, Galway hurler Davy Glennon detailed his chronic gambling addiction