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Sporting Chance chief: We must wean sports off gambling industry dependency

Colin Bland urges sporting world to reassess its relationship with gambling operators in light of addiction and mental health concerns

The gambling industry’s relationship with sport has come under fire from a leading addiction and harm-prevention specialist. Colin Bland is the CEO of Sporting Chance, an addiction therapy programme for professional sportspeople founded by former Arsenal captain Tony Adams. In an open letter, Bland argued for sports federations and clubs to disassociate from their gambling…

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