Ramazani Mwamba, Manchester Evening News, I knew it was haram but I couldn’t stop’: The addiction ‘suffocating’ young Muslim men, 19 March 2023 Online gambling is a component of this story. “Omar says his addiction began when he started online betting to help him settle a credit card debt. Eventually it spiralled into a major problem in his life – one that saw him ‘ducking and diving’ out of betting shops and avoiding people in his community for fear of ‘judgement’.”


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