UK: Gambling Commission publishes analysis of trends in gambling behaviour over last 6 years

The Gambling Commission has published analysis of trends in gambling behaviour for 2008-2014.

The report’s main findings are:

  • a “significant increase in remote gambling participation, in gambling participation amongst those from the AB (1)¬†social grade and female participation in activities other than the National Lottery.
  • a decrease in participation in National Lottery draws, virtual gaming machines in bookmakers (FOBTs) and fruit/slot machines.
  • that frequency of gambling and average number of activities participated in has remained relatively stable since 2008.

The report can be read here.