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The new gambling white paper is delayed once again due to there being a change in the conservative party. It seems though that a few proposals have slipped out, I read via racing post, coral and a couple of other online news sites. With the uk gambling scene already taking a big hit with many operators leaving the uk market and many punters already taking the BIG risk with using crypto casinos will these extra proposals of things like a potential max stake of £5 or £2 on slots, more detailed affordability checks on net losses of 1k in 24hrs, £125 net loss for the month etc finally finish it all off. For me as a punter it would, at the moment with my own gambling it doesn't have too much of a major impact but it has been increasingly removing the entertainment/fun factor for me and I think if this white paper comes out and good or bad its kinda a win win scenario for me. If its shite I will simply hang up the gloves with online gambling and finally give me the kick to focus more on poker and if it doesn't then meh will continue as now and see what happens but the end wouldnt far away anyway. For others though and with all this crypto casino promotion out there with celebs, streamers etc I think it will be a massive boost for them but a massive loss for all the players at risk, players on gamstop and even those that were in control now playing on sites where maybe even for the first time being exposed to no safer gambling tools, reverse withdrawals and basically no protection. For me there has to be a line, if you're going to have gambling allowed in the country then they should be properly regulated and players looked out for with all the extensive checks they do now, working alongside sites like Gamstop and Gamban but there has to be a limit as to just how much you can do to protect someone from themselves. I really hope with any new proposals they've done their research properly and maybe even acknowledged the situation with current black market and ways to combat that but I think it will be probably done by people who have no clue about the industry and for me they would be better off just banning online gambling! Anyway just my 2 pence as been thinking about it recently