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Ireland’s GAA and GPA call for ban on betting ads during live games

Two of Ireland’s leading sports organisations, the Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA) and Gaelic Players Association (GPA), have argued for new regulations targeting gambling advertisements. This is not the first time that the GPA has expressed its opinions on gambling’s presence within sports across the country.  Last year, the GPA showed its support for a gambling overhaul, having been in discussions …

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YGAM launches Parent Hub education service

The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has committed to boosting education surrounding gambling-related harms with the launch of a new ‘Parent Hub’. The new service will provide families with ‘resources, information and activities to help build digital resilience and safeguard their children’. Amanda Atkinson, Head of Parental Engagement at YGAM said: “The enormous variety of games and in-app …

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