Betfair, one of Britain’s biggest gambling brands, has a vacancy for a ‘VIP Relationship Manager’. It sounds like an exciting opportunity, doesn’t it? You’ll be working, according to the advert, with ‘high net worth clientele’ in a ‘fast-moving dynamic industry’ where ‘initiative’ and ‘innovation’ are rewarded. Most of all, though, the successful candidate will be expected to operate with ‘high integrity’. The company is unequivocal about this. ‘We take pride in doing what’s right,’ potential applicants are told. ‘No exceptions.’ Keep those words in mind when you read the account below from a husband and father in his late 40s. Until around 2018, he also enjoyed so-called VIP status with Betfair and had his own so-called VIP manager. Terry White was a VIP with numerous bookmakers. He blew £250,000 a few years ago and ended up relying on food banks His story illustrates precisely why this newspaper has been campaigning for tighter gambling regulation. It’s important to understand that, in this world, VIP does not mean individuals like, say, Wayne Rooney (on the books of Gibraltar-based 32Red) but ordinary people in ordinary jobs on ordinary wages for the most part, like the man who has agreed to speak out today…. Read full this story
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