Bookmakers told to top up pay by boosting takings from the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’

Posted on February 17, 2014 by admin
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Betting shop workers are furious after bosses told them to top up their pay by boosting takings from ­controversial gambling machines.

Bookies Betfred, which has 1,380 shops, is changing the way its managers are paid, ­linking income levels to profits.

They will now earn a basic £7.75 an hour, plus the chance of getting an extra 25p to £1.25 an hour in performance pay – earned from raising takings on ­betting slips and profits from Fixed Odds Betting Terminals.

Read the full article in The Daily Mirror online.