Gambling watchdog bans credit cards for online betting sites

Move follows warnings from campaigners that gamblers risked racking up huge debtsGambling businesses are to be banned from allowing consumers in Great Britain to use credit cards to bet from 14 April, the Gambling Commission has announced.The...

Gambling watchdog bans credit cards for online betting sites

Move follows warnings from campaigners that gamblers risked racking up huge debts

Gambling businesses are to be banned from allowing consumers in Great Britain to use credit cards to bet from 14 April, the Gambling Commission has announced.

The move comes two years after charity groups including GambleAware and Citizens Advice urged the government to implement the policy to protect people from sliding into addiction.

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