A national ID system: the safest method of keeping the problem out of gambling?

Elly Berrill, client director for gaming at GBG, argues that a national ID scheme could be a powerful way to curb problem gambling and stop the most vulnerable players falling through the cracks

The rise of problem gambling has been well documented: the latest findings from the Gambling Commission show that more than two million people are addicted to betting or at risk of developing a problem, with the NHS reporting record figures for addicts receiving hospital treatment. We are in the era of the smartphone, where access…

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