The football player of the national team of Scotland asked for blocking his access to bookmakers

blocking his access to bookmakers

a year the bookmakers won’t accept his bets.

football player whose transfer cost is more than $10 million was
suffering from a game addiction and he made the decision to undergo
the procedure of self-exception as Daily Record reports.

football player contacted the bookmaker company Ladbrokes and now for
12 months the company won’t accept his bets. It is not clear
whether the football player contacted other bookmakers with a similar

to football club’s sources the reason that made him seek the help
was changes of mood caused by gambling.

procedure of self-exception means that the client fills in the
questionnaire in which he specifies personal data, betting shops
which he used most often, and also he attaches passport photos. After
that for a year even if he decides to bet, the staff of the bookmaker
company won’t accept his bet.

12 months the client can claim to renew access to the bookmaker
services, or prolong a self-exception for a year.

the football player of Burnley Joey Barton was disqualified for 1,5
years for practicing betting. During the period from 2006 till 2016
the midfielder made 1260 bets on football matches, playing for the
English clubs. The player admitted his deeds and received medical
treatment for a game addiction. It is not the first disqualification
of Barton. While playing for Rangers the midfielder had made 44 bets
but at the same time he didn’t bet on the club. The football player
was disqualified for one match.

investigation had found out that the midfielder made 42 bets on
matches with participation of his teams, in particular, in 15 cases
he made bets on the fact that his team will lose.

player declared that he is disappointed by the punishment and FA
should look over bookmakers’ addiction. The association noticed
that the disqualification is the easiest possible punishment for such

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