Some Brits turn to gambling, crypto to make ends meet, charity warns

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s worsening cost-of-living squeeze is pushing some people into gambling and cryptocurrency investments in last-ditch attempts to make ends meet, a gambling charity warned on Thursday. GamCare said it had increasingly received calls from people receiving state welfare payments who had gambled in the hope they could cover soaring energy and food bills, and lost. The charity reported that some people who it had helped successfully in the past had relapsed into gambling again under the growing financial pressure. British households are grappling with the highest rate of …

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