42 minutes, £2,600 lost: The UK’s growing gambling problem

Posted on September 23, 2017 by admin
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Tony Franklin entered a betting shop in northwest London one morning last week and paid 300 pounds, or around $400, into a gambling machine – and lost that money within 16 minutes.

Then he paid in another £300. Then a further £1,000 six minutes later. And 20 minutes after that, a final £1,000.

Read the full story in The New York Times.