Manitoba On Line Web Site Criticized for Creating Gambling Addicts
A Manitoba online site, Playnow.com, has come under scrutiny from a problem that is former who claims that the online gambling site could become an issue for the Manitoba area, and that others could easily become addicted on gambling. The casino that is online government-run and operated.
‘I think on line gambling, for the people poor people that will utilize it, is deadly,’ told former gambling addict ‘Marie’ to CBC news recently.
‘We’re very good at hiding it,’ she added. ‘we are great at being secretive. And now you’re putting gambling online? Well, they could lay in bed with their credit gamble and card with their heart’s content.’
‘Marie’ recently gave up gambling, after sixteen years of playing bingo and keno in casinos led her to build up an addiction to gambling.
This year, more than 4,000 users have registered to Playnow.com, which was established to compete with the ever-increasing array of unregulated websites which see residents of Manitoba fork out around $40 million each year since the site was launched in January.
However, the worry comes from the fact that a regulated, secure site such as Playnow.com will attract newcomers to online gambling that would otherwise not have tried it down. Perhaps they think safe means they can’t lose?
Those behind Playnow.com argue that safeguards occur on the website to assist in preventing gambling addiction, amongst which are mandatory budget limits and a self-excl Continue reading “Manitoba On Line Web Site Criticized for Creating Gambling Addicts”