From bingo to the bookies, from the casino to the Lotto, traditional opportunities for a flutter have never been far away. But is there a danger technology is making gambling just too tempting?
You can now bet on-line, and on your smartphone anytime of the day and night and some experts are concerned that it could lead to more problem gamblers.
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