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UK Weighs Capping Maximum Stake in Online Casinos at £5

  • Gaming firms may have to put affordability checks in place
  • Update of 17-year-old gambling legislation to tackle addiction
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Ministers are considering maximum stakes of between £2 and £5 for online casinos and a ban on free bets as the UK updates 17-year-old gambling legislation to address concerns about addiction, according to a person familiar with the matter.