McMillan shows his support for #CanWeHaveOurBallBack campaign

• GambleAware’s social media campaign highlights the close relationship between betting and football • New analysis shows 80% of marketing spend by gambling companies is now online Stuart McMillan MSP is lending his support to a social media initiative that seeks to raise awareness and encourage discussion about the relationship between football and betting. GambleAware’s […]

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Gambling Commission on FOBTs a Missed Opportunity

The recommendation by the Gambling Commission to cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals from £100 to £30 is a “missed opportunity for more effective reform”, SNP MSP Stuart McMillan has said. The current £100 maximum stake allows gamblers on the highly-addictive machines to lose up to £18,000 an hour, with FOBTs being described […]

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SNP Urge Against FOBT Review Backsliding

The SNP has warned the UK government against turning their backs on a review into FOBTs which was announced last year – after reports emerged that Chancellor Philip Hammond wants to keep the machines that have been labelled the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’. The UK government pledged a review into FOBTs last year – a […]

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