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The gambling control bill: time for action

  • Colin O’Gara (a1) (a2)
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A modern regulatory framework for gambling in Ireland is urgently required. The Gambling Control Bill of 2013 represents a decent starting point in developing player protection and much needed treatment services and research facilities for Gambling Disorder. The drafting and enactment of the Gambling Control Bill of 2013 appears to have slipped from legislative priority. The sooner this bill is enacted the better.

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*Address for correspondence: C. O’Gara, MRCPsych PhD, UCD School of Medicine, Saint John of God Hospital, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, Ireland. (Email: colin.ogara@sjog.ie)
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