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GambleAware addresses World Cup gambling harm in latest ‘Bet Regret’ campaign

Zoe Osmund, GambleAware

GambleAware has launched a new version of its long-running ‘Bet Regret’ campaign, targeting potential problem gamblers ahead of the FIFA World Cup. Citing current economic conditions, the charity predicts that the cost-of-living crisis and ‘significant hype’ around the tournament will create a ‘perfect storm’ for problem gambling and associated harm. The group has also cited the recent findings of a …

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Football fans share betting advertising concerns with World Cup around the corner

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A survey conducted by Opinium Research on behalf of GambleAware has delved into football fans’ opinions on betting ahead of the FIFA World Cup. Published today, six days prior to kickoff in Qatar, the study highlighted increased concerns among football supporters about the links between betting and the sport. Just under two thirds of respondents (64%) stated that there ‘are …

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Opinium and the changing face of the UK punter

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Strategic insight agency Opinium has compiled a report looking at the ‘changing face of the UK punter’ is the first in a new series from the company. The findings were that ‘retention, cross-selling and building brand loyalty are the key challenges facing operators in the UK’. The new paper is titled “Gaming’s not so quiet revolution: the changing face of the …

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UK workers to be paid £1.6 billion to watch Olympics while at work

SBC News UK workers to be paid £1.6 billion to watch Olympics while at work

Sporting Index has found that the cost to the British economy from workers watching the 31st Olympiad at work is a staggering £1.6bn.  The spread betting firm commissioned pollsters Opinium to survey the British public ahead of the Games, and found that Olympic-watching Brits will spend 24 minutes on average tuning into the sporting action from Brazil while at work. …

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No room for Rooney in fans’ Euro 2016 starting XI

SBC News No room for Rooney in fans' Euro 2016 starting XI

Spread betting firm Sporting Index has asked England fans to pick their preferred Euro 2016 starting XI, and the major revelation is that there’s no room for captain Wayne Rooney. In partnership with research agency Opinium, the survey revealed that Three Lions fans would leave midfielders Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling on the bench, alongside forwards Daniel Sturridge and Theo Walcott. …

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