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Coronavirus: Vulnerable people exploited by gambling industry during outbreak, warn addiction groups

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The gambling industry is exploiting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been warned

The gambling industry is exploiting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been warned

The gambling industry is exploiting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been warned

The gambling industry is exploiting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been warned.

Addiction support organisations have raised concerns that gambling firms have increased their marketing budget to target people stuck at home during the lockdown.

Alex Bunting from Addiction NI was giving evidence at yesterday's Stormont health committee when he revealed the worrying development.