Premier League chief calls for “firmer regulation” of gambling’s relationship with football

Richard Masters insists he is against a blanket sponsorship ban as he dips his toe into the debate

New Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has admitted the gambling industry’s influence on football needs tighter regulation. Speaking to Sky News, Masters said: “The whole area does need, I think, probably slightly firmer regulation, particularly around the most vulnerable.” Masters, who was installed in the top job in December 2019, noted that a blanket ban…

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