The UK Gambling Commission, established in 2007, regulates, licenses and directs companies offering gambling services in the country. Moreover, the Commission ensures that all licensees comply with UK regulations. The UKGC is reportedly now launching an investigation into Premier League and Championship clubs that have posted links to child-friendly sites on their pages.
Football teams reportedly post gambling links on children’s pages
Several teams will be under GC’s scrutiny for providing direct links to betting sites from their child-focused pages, according to a recent BBC Sport report. In accordance with applicable gambling advertising and sponsorship policies, web pages intended for persons under the age of 18 must not contain credits or links from gambling sponsors.
The Australian horse racing industry has been accused of dubious treatment for the increased visitor limit for public events.
Political donations from bookmakers that encourage horse betting have increased to about half a million dollars a year, the latest statistics show. According to him, the annual donations of betting companies increased from $ 9,900 in 2010 and 2011 to $ 473,161 in 2019–2020.
The industry has paid out up to 2.7 million in donations over the past ten years, mostly through Tabcorp and Crown Resorts, the owner of the online bookmaker Betfair Australia. $ 1.3 million went to the Liberals, the Labor Party received $ 1.1 million, and the citizens $ 229,000.