Inaction on gambling addiction will bring more grief, says bereaved mother

Exclusive: government response to gambling deaths is ‘more of same system that killed Jack’, say parents of Jack Ritchie

The mother of a young man who killed himself after becoming addicted to gambling says more parents will grieve like her and her husband because the government is not doing enough to take on the industry.

Jack Ritchie took his own life aged 24 having become addicted to gambling in sixth form.

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