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Report: Problem gambling prevalent in UK prison system

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Gambling is a normal part of day-to-day UK prison life, according to a report by Russell Webster, which examined the behaviour of 282 volunteers. All participants were incarcerated at an unnamed Category B men’s prison, with a mixture of both convicted and on-remand prisoners for a range of offences. A total of 45% of all participants reported gambling in prison, …

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