theregister: 11 year-old-kids free to gamble online

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Children as young as 11 are able to set up accounts and gamble online, a leading children's charity claims. According to NCH, only seven out of 37 gambling sites tested stopped a 16-year-old registering her details online.
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A new Gambling Bill scheduled to be introduced in the Autumn is expected to include powerful new protections for children including a requirement that remote gambling sites operating from the UK will, by law, be compelled to make proper age verification checks.