Super funds pressure banks to stop using credit cards for online gambling – The Australian Financial Review

Retail and super funds are lobbying the big four banks to stop credit cards being used for online betting. Simon O’Dwyer Retail and super funds have waded into the controversial debate on problem gambling, lobbying the big four banks to stop credit cards being used for online betting. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), whose…

Slave driver and ethnic cleanser, but populist? Most vicious president in US history is Trump’s new role model – Salon

This article originally appeared on AlterNet. He was vain, brash, intolerant, impulsive, an unrepentant speculator, a literal slave driver and eager warmonger. And now, according to Trumps White House advisers and President Trump himself, hes the role model for what they hope a Trump presidency will be like. News arrived Wednesday that Trump had a…

Move to tackle gambling machines backed by Inverclyde MSP – Greenock Telegraph

A LEADING Inverclyde problem gambling campaigner has welcomed a change in rules that will allow councils to tackle controversial roulette machines. MSP Stuart McMillan, pictured,  has been a long-time critic of so-called fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) and believes new measures recently agreed in the Scottish Parliament will help tackle the issue. The Delegated Powers and…