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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Safe to say there is very little to get excited about as far as our weather is concerned! All very autumnal over the next few days!
It's certainly not the brightest of starts to the day, with drizzly rain in places.
It will feel much milder tonight that it did last night, with patchy showers around the coasts.