Ex Paddy Power CEO: gambling firms ‘preying on vulnerable’

Ex Paddy Power CEO: gambling firms ‘preying on vulnerable’

The co-founder of the betting giant Paddy Power has said the failure by the gambling industry to introduce sufficient measures to protect addicts leaves it open to the charge that it is “preying on the vulnerable”.

Stewart Kenny called on Paddy Power Betfair and other firms to introduce mandatory limits on the the amount customers can lose in a single session. He said this would prevent people losing large sums online when they are drunk...

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