Cartoons lure kids to online gambling

12 Oct 2017
Posted By: SG   |   Source: The Sunday Times   |   URL: http://bit.ly/2kIrsWQ

 

According to a Sunday Times investigation, a number of top betting companies are targeting children, encouraging them to bet via their favourite cartoon characters in online games. A loophole in betting rules means that they can offer stakes ranging between 1p and £600.

“The Gambling Commission said this weekend it was concerned about children being lured into online betting and was reviewing the rules on gambling products that may appeal to children.”

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