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Sally and terry

Sally and Terry

Having a bet is just part of our everyday life like so many people in Britain.”

We’re Terry and Sally, a retired couple living in Yeovil.

We’ve got two grown-up children and Terry is a keen golfer. Another little hobby is ours is having a bet as we love our sport – it might be horses or football, but most months we spend about £150 having a punt.

This is well within what we can afford and we do it for the fun and for the social aspect, which people often overlook. We knows the managers and punters at our local Coral shop and, in normal times, it’s always nice to pop in for a coffee and chat. The banter and chat around the betting shop is great, especially for retired people.

Having a bet is just part of our everyday life like so many people in Britain. There’s nothing wrong with that, it’s a safe hobby for us and our son bets safely too.

Those in power need to hear from people like us.

Sally and terry Blog posts

Please listen to responsible gamblers

The government and politicians are currently looking into making new rules on betting and gaming. We want to know, have they actually listened to anyone who really bets?

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Don’t push us towards the black market

I don’t know about you, but I worry about the impact of the new rules that the government is talking about for gambling. I’ve said before that I think anti-gambling campaigners just assume everyone who gambles has a problem. They actually risk…

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Handing over payslips to have a punt? I don’t think so!

In the next few months the government will be deciding the future of betting in the UK as it announces its plans for new laws and regulations. For those of us who love a bet – and who see it is part of the lifeblood of sport in this country – this is…

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