Two nuns at a California Catholic school embezzled money to fund gambling trips to Las Vegas, according to church officials.
Mobile banking customers can now choose to block their ability to spend with certain types of retailer, in a move which could put people struggling with addictions more in control of their finances.
An Aberdeen MSP is lending his support to a social media initiative that aims to raise awareness about the relationship between football and betting.
Video game loot boxes are acting as a gateway to problem gambling, new research has suggested.
National Lottery scratchcards bought by parents and pub fruit machines are among the most common ways children find their way into gambling – and often fall outside effective regulation.
The gambling watchdog has urged people to “sit up and listen” after a study suggested the number of children classed as having a problem has quadrupled to more than 50,000 in just two years.
Almost 90% of pubs in England are failing to stop children gambling on their premises, a study by the regulator suggests.
The Government has made an embarrassing U-turn over the timing of a cut to maximum stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in the face of a Commons revolt.
Tom Watson has been branded a “fantasist” after suggesting pro-gambling Tory MPs successfully lobbied the Government to delay new laws on fixed-odds betting machines.
Betting giant William Hill has warned over full-year earnings as regulatory and tax changes hit its online growth and amid ongoing tough conditions for its high street betting shops.
A Tory minister has insisted there has been no stalling over plans to limit stakes on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in an ongoing gambling row.
Plans to fund grassroots football through a gambling levy are “inappropriate”, according to the association promoting responsible betting.
A levy on football gambling could be introduced to fund improvements in the grass roots game following the collapse of the proposed sale of Wembley Stadium, Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn has said.
Labour plans to outlaw in-play betting ads, with a “whistle-to-whistle” ban on TV and online gambling promotions during live sport events.
An Aberdeen gambling addict who stole parcels from his job as a delivery driver to pay his debts was caught out – after his bosses followed him.
A senior politician has accused the UK Government of “dragging out” the introduction of a measure to help gambling addicts.
A north-east woman whose partner took his own life due to gambling addiction has welcomed new restrictions on roulette machines.
An MSP has pledged support to lower the maximum bet for Fixed Odds Betting Terminals to £2.
The partner of a man who took his own life after losing money at an Aberdeen casino said he would still be here if “crack cocaine” roulette machines were banned.
Students should get more help from Aberdeen’s universities to prevent them from becoming hooked on gambling, an MSP has said.
An MSP has called for tougher action on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals after £9 million was made in Aberdeen last year.
A lucky gambler has scooped more than £64,000 at the blackjack table in an Aberdeen casino.
WHEN Scott Campbell woke up, little did he know that within 10 minutes he would be almost £50,000 richer - by gambling from the comfort of his bed.