UK hospital admissions for gambling double in 6 years

NHS figures show that 321 people were admitted to hospital for gambling addiction in 2018/19. This is more than double the 150 people admitted for gambling disorders in 2012/13. A further 171 people in 2018/19 needed medical interventions for pathological gambling issues where they had committed crimes to fund gambling.

Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7831775/Hospital-admissions-gambling-double-six-years-NHS-warns.html