Brits bet £46bn on gambling machines every year

Posted on December 6, 2013 by admin
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Punters can lose up to £100 every 20 seconds on the casino-style slot machines dubbed the “crack cocaine” of the betting industry.

Gambling Commission figures show bookies made £1.55bn profit from the terminals last year. The Commission also found 6,000 children were stopped trying to use betting shops, six times as many as just four years ago.

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