RE­MOVE GAM­BLING GAMES AIMED AT KIDS

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Gam­bling web­sites have been or­dered to take down ad­verts for casino games tar­geted at chil­dren. In an open let­ter to gam­bling firms, the group of reg­u­la­tors, which in­cludes the Gam­bling Com­mis­sion and the Com­mit­tee of Ad­ver­tis­ing Prac­tice, said web­sites would face “sanc­tions” if they con­tin­ued to post ad­verts aimed at un­der-18s. Games such as “Fluffy Favourites” and “Pi­rate Princess” fea­ture “brightly coloured car­toon char­ac­ters” de­signed to “lure chil­dren into gam­bling”.

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