Online betting: More addicts struggling with mobile sites

The number of gambling addicts struggling with betting on mobile phones and tablets has risen, reported news.

The National Problem Gambling Clinic said the 24% of its patients struggled with mobile gambling in 2012 and 2013, this rose to 63% in 2016 and 2017.

Total of 778 gambling addicts were referred to the NHS clinic from 2016- up to now.

There is a report that software companies working on apps to block gambling sites from the phones of problem gamblers.