Dear Gambling Commission,
I am interested in the statistics of people with gambling problems since lockdown
Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
In your email you have expressed an interest in the statistics of people with gambling problems since lockdown.
Section 21 of the FOIA provides that information is exempt where it is reasonably accessible elsewhere.
The Gambling Commission has published a variety of data showing the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on gambling behaviour, which can be viewed on our website:
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