National charity Citizens Advice has called for more support for problem gamblers in Britain as it publishes a study into the causes and impacts of problem gambling.

The report draws on the Gambling Commission’s 2015 data, which suggested that as many as 430,000 adults in Britain could be classified as problem gamblers.

Citizens Advice claims that each problem gambler could potentially affect the lives of between six and ten additional people, estimating that this could total 4.5 million people in Britain.

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