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#Problem Gambling

# problem-gambling - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Poll: Do you think sports gambling ads should be banned?
# Sports Gambling
# Sports Gambling

Poll: Do you think sports gambling ads should be banned?

Jul 10th 2021, 11:37 AM 42,818 Views 65 Comments

The president released a statement on the matter today.

Michael D Higgins describes TV gambling ads as a 'scourge' as he urges debate around the issue
# Problem Gambling
# Problem Gambling

Michael D Higgins describes TV gambling ads as a 'scourge' as he urges debate around the issue

Jul 10th 2021, 10:31 AM 13,699 Views 38 Comments

President Higgins said debate around gambling in Ireland is to be welcomed.

# problem-gambling - Monday 5 April, 2021

'Not fit for purpose': Problem gambling supports 'lumped in' with alcohol and drug addiction services
# Gambling
# Gambling

'Not fit for purpose': Problem gambling supports 'lumped in' with alcohol and drug addiction services

Apr 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,908 Views 28 Comments

When established, the gambling regulator will set up a “social fund” to help provide problem gambling treatment.

# problem-gambling - Saturday 6 March, 2021

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
# Problem Gambling
# Problem Gambling

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar

Mar 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,625 Views 58 Comments

Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.

# problem-gambling - Friday 15 January, 2021

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services
# Extern
# Extern

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services

Jan 15th 2021, 2:19 PM 6,737 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Thomas Gould has urged the government to provide funding for Extern.

# problem-gambling - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Government resisted lobbying on betting duty but won't use the funds for problem gambling services
# Betting Tax
# Betting Tax

Government resisted lobbying on betting duty but won't use the funds for problem gambling services

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:55 AM 10,888 Views 17 Comments

An extra €50 million is set to be raised from the betting duty this year, and activists are asking for even 10% of it for problem gambling.

# problem-gambling - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

There are at least 40,000 problem gamblers in Ireland
# Health Research Board
# Health Research Board

There are at least 40,000 problem gamblers in Ireland

Feb 27th 2019, 4:09 PM 12,582 Views 27 Comments

The proportion of problem gamblers in Ireland is far lower than in Northern Ireland, according to data from the Health Research Board.

# problem-gambling - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins
# Addiction
# Addiction

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins

Mar 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 11,820 Views 17 Comments

The Rutland Centre has said they are seeing more people affected by problem gambling.

# problem-gambling - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

"I was feeling, isolated. I didn't know who to tell": Galway hurler urges action on gambling
# Davy Glennon
# Davy Glennon

"I was feeling, isolated. I didn't know who to tell": Galway hurler urges action on gambling

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:02 AM 23,818 Views 51 Comments

Speaking on Claire Byrne last night, Galway hurler Davy Glennon detailed his chronic gambling addiction