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The Scarlets shouldn't have been allowed to drop staging matches in North Wales, their average gates and those of the Dragons in the Magners League over its four years give cause for alarm in contrast with the spectacular growth of Wales' best-supported team the Ospreys and the resurgent Blues.
The BMA report is co-authored by Professor Mark Griffiths, director of the International Gaming Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University, and Crewe-Read suggested GamCare's experience made them better qualified to assess problem gambling, and whether the future may give cause for alarm.
Though if we didn't know Spike, those eyes might give cause for alarm.