One of the growing areas for gambling in the UK is what is known as ‘IN PLAY’ whereby people (‘punters’!) bet on the outcomes of events as they unfold – sport in particular has gotten caught up in this type of gambling. Not only is ‘IN PLAY’ highly addictive it can have a detrimental affect on sport itself when match fixing and similar practices are exposed.
But at GamServe our main concern is that gambling on sporting events is not currently covered by the watershed on gambling advertising so Ray Winston and his chums can urge children to ‘AVE A GO.
Sport should surely be a force for good and it was a pleasure to meet the UK SPORTS MINISTRY team at The Gathering (#TG14) in June, along with Linvoy Primus the ex-premership footballer who was playing in the 5-aside!