Key gambling stats

  • 300,000 to 1.44 million adults addicted to gambling in Great Britain (sources here & here)
  • 86%of gross online betting profitscome from 5% of customers – those already addicted or at serious risk of addiction
  • 78% of people engaging with micro sports (“in play”) betting are addicted, according to this study
  • £1.5 billionspent by the industry onadvertisingeach year
  • 15 xpeople suffering from gambling disorder are 15 times more likely to take their lives, according to research from Sweden

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