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GambleAware partners with UoB to offer guidance to UK finance

Gambling industry charity GambleAware has outlined plans to research the role that the UK financial industry can play in the support of those who experience or are at risk of gambling-related harm as part of a three-year partnership with the University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC). The new alliance will focus upon the mitigation of financial losses incurred by problem gambling …

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Monzo & Starling Bank launch in-app ‘gambling blocks’

Leading UK digital challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank have added ‘gambling block’ components to their mobile banking apps, allowing for their customers to stop engaging in transactions with gambling/betting services. Considered two of the UK’s fastest growing fintech firms, Monzo and Starling seek to revolutionise retail banking, disrupting traditional current account functions and transactions through their mobile-first platforms. Launched with their …

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Winning Post – UK: In Parliament – Hurt So Good

As the late Madam Cyn might have attested, some MPs seem to gain odd pleasure from the sensation of pain. Indeed, the lexicon of British politics is littered with masochistic references – where else might it be acceptable to be ‘whipped’ on a regular basis, for Parliament to be ‘hung’ or to risk an encounter with the ‘Black Rod’? So …

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