Gambling with a credit card in the UK

The Conservative government in Britain is cracking down on gamblers. After touting it for years they’ve now instituted a ban on credit card gambling in the UK. This will place pressure both on those who like to bet on sports in the UK, and online bookies. Sites like Bet365 will now have to hope 10.5 million people can change their habits. That’s how many people are gambling with a credit card in the UK right now. Apparently that’s not enough. So here’s 7 reasons it’s a bad idea. ... read more

There will be many among us who will not think this goes far enough. That it is merely a step in the right direction. However, it is progress. The ban on credit card gambling in the UK still allows those who wish to bet on sports in the UK to do so. It will simply make it far less easy for those with restraint issues from getting into unmanageable debt. Given that’s a couple of million people you’d think that enough, but for those still not convinced here are 7 other reasons. ... read more