Problem Gambling in Ireland: Worse Than It Has Ever Been?
Well, according to data published on February 28 by the country’s health research board, there are at least 40,000 problem gamblers in Ireland. This represents just 0.8 percent of the population and contrasts the 2.3 percent figure that was recently posted by researchers from Northern Ireland. The contradictions between these to two separate findings have been very controversial, to say the least with the opposition saying that the data published by the government is “flawed” and can therefore not be used as an accurate basis for the formation of any policies. “Is the government honestly saying that the problem...Read More