December 20th 2023
Red Card Founder and Managing Director Tony Kelly appeared on The Gambling Files podcast.
The Gambling Files podcast delves into the business side of the betting world. Jon & Fintan discuss current hot topics with world leading gambling experts.
Tony appears from 38:53 to 1:57:07:
Tony Kelly… shares his journey from a promising career to the depths of gambling addiction. He discusses the challenges of the football environment, the void after retirement, and the role of faith in his recovery. Tony emphasizes the importance of personal responsibility in gambling and highlights the need for operators to show social responsibility. He also reflects on the changes in gambling culture in football and shares his experiences playing against top players. Tony has pioneered The Red Card Gambling Support Project as a response to the lack of education and awareness about gambling-related harm in the game. The funding landscape and the role of gambling operators in supporting initiatives is also discussed. The conversation also touches on the challenges faced by professional football clubs in addressing gambling addiction and the potential impact on young athletes.
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