Another Assistance Institute Will Open In The Uk
Thanks to the joint efforts of the government of great britain, the national health service (nhs) and initiatives of large banks harm from the gambling industry will be minimized.
British prime minister teresa may will instruct matt hancock to equip specialized institutions designed to treat people with gambling addiction. Currently, only one establishment of such a format is valid in the state – national clinic of problem gambling in the london district fulham.
Earlier, the financing of treatment of gambling addiction was made through charity funds. New institutions will be built for funds allocated by the government. The total amount of investments will be £20.5 billion payments will be made until 2023. About £2.3 billion from this amount will be spent on psychiatric care services.
British charity company gambleaware, funded by the gambling industry, helps support the national clinic, curving gambling problems. In november last year, gambleaware announced the commissioning of the second clinic in leeds, the opening of which is expected in april.
Without doubt the obvious need for institutions of such a format, it is worth noting that the latest statistics of the uk gambling commissions indicate that the number of problem players in the country has not changed compared with the performance of previous reports. However, participation in gambling is reduced. Fixed trends contrast with panic sentiments, replicated british media.
Meanwhile, more and more large banks of the uk are involved in the implementation of instruments for limiting gambling activity. Lloyds, santander and royal bank of scotland are planning to introduce new systems at the end of this year. The toolkit will allow customers to configure application parameters that prevent the use of debit cards to finance gambling activities.
Recall: barclays became the first major bank, which allowed the owners of maps to block the costs of various types of services, including gambling.