Spain’s opposition party, the Partido Popular, has called for some of the country’s gambling tax take to be diverted towards supporting gambling addiction diagnosis and therapies.

Gambling firms could use GPS to target vulnerable customers with offers, experts warn.

UK betting operator Bet365 said Saturday was “one of the worst days in our history,” losing eight figures over the three World Cup games.

Rhode Island has followed Delaware and New Jersey to become the third US state to legalize sports betting. However, the state will take 51% of the revenue from sports betting – with 32% going to vendor International Game Technology (IGT) and the remaining 17% earmarked for two casinos.

The Swiss government has launched a lottery contest to promote safe sex practices.

Australian gambling participation has declined slightly in the last year.