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Gambling: Internet

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 9th February 2011.

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Photo of Jim Dobbin Jim Dobbin Labour, Heywood and Middleton

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what the compound problem gambling prevalence figure was for all forms of remote gambling taken together, online gambling, online betting, spread betting and betting exchanges, calculated on the basis of the dataset of the 2007 British Gambling Prevalence Survey on the latest date for which figures are available.

Photo of John Penrose John Penrose Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport)

The information requested can be found on the Gambling Commission's website here:

http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/research__consultations/research/bgps/bgps_2007/bgps_2007_related_research/bgps_social__internet.aspx

The compound figure does not include spread betting.

The British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2010 will be published by the Gambling Commission on 15 February 2011.

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