Gamblers Prefer Online Gaming to Pub - Wednesday 15th of February 2006

UK As reported by Internet User: "UK gamblers would rather gamble online than go to the pub to have a pint, a new survey reveals.

"Thirty eight per cent of online gamblers would give up TV to play online while 19 per cent of them said that they would give up a drink in the pub.

"Nine per cent of casino and online poker players said that they would like to quit their jobs to play online professionally.

"...Approximately 375,000 UK gamblers play for over ten hours a week, with just 3 per cent playing online during office hours..."

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