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I bet they find a way round this
A sad reflection our our country today unfortunately.Too many snowflakes stamping their feet unwilling to accept democracy yet this is allowed to happen which ruins millions of lives.
Sure they will stop adverts on TV, but what they will do instead is play ultrasonic frequencies in some non descript TV advert that your phone will hear but your ears wont, and will then invoke your mobile app to display an alert.If you think this scenario is crazy and suspect I've just made it up, then you need to wake up and smell the coffee & get out of your mainstream echo bubble
Why are gamblers called gamblers and investors are called investors?If someone can kindly point the difference out to me, that would be greatly appreciated, because quite honestly I cant see any differenceBoth are motivated by greedI find the term "investor" offensive, I think we all know what it really means to invest in something, it's usually for love, not profitsGreat PR perhaps?
Peoples ability to spell correctly is greatly diminished when I come to this section, and I'm certain its not my presence that's the cause
When you go to affluent areas, you never see a betting shopWhen you go to a run down area with high unemployment and social problems, you see betting shops everywhereWhen you watch certain TV programs, for example the once beautiful game now known as doofusball, you are bombarded with betting advertsI think this says a lot about the kind of people who spectate sports.
Is that what the Rangers' Board is doing? £14.3m loss last year, £20m debts. Somebody put them in touch with StepChange.
In this case I believe the UK should go back to the old days.The only place to gamble should be in person at a betting shop or at the sporting event.I could accept special online accounts and phone accounts for betting on the racing while watching on tv for people who cannot get to the event or shop.They should be for over 18's only slot machines should only have s,all stakes and payouts
329, I actually laid sad ken at 999/1 on betfair when I spotted it only had 3 legs. Shame the bloke in the pub didn't have another wooden leg
It's not just these adds that should be banned; all of the on-line Bingo adds should be pulled from prime time TV as well. They try to kid people that it's all great fun and that they will feel part of something which is the most cynical part. Their adverts portray groups of people riding around on go-Karts or singing around a camp fire. Reality is lonely people losing large sums of money.
If you are the child of a compulsive gambler, then like me you will despise the gambling industry. It is run by Spivs who profit from the psychological addictions of their customersTo those who say it is a matter of personal choice & responsibility, try telling that to the child with cold wet feet because of the holes in his school shoes-Dad spent his money on enriching the Littlewoods family
So Ray Winstone will lose a few bob.He wont be able to tell you a half time,to "get on West Ham to score the next goal"But when the 2nd hald starts,his beloved "Irons" will still have BETWAY,splashed across their shirts.I'm sure the kids watching won't have clue thats it's a gambling site.
I've been a compulsive gambler all my life.Lost houses,families,everything.Started long before T'Internet.My father gambled before it was legal,when the "bookies runner" collected the bets in the social club.The only race on TV was the National.People still gambled.If you think this ban will make the slightest difference,when kids can access Betfair on an app.You are mistaken.
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