Call to ban ‘addictive’ fixed odds betting terminals from bookmakers

Posted on December 21, 2015 by admin
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Controversial gambling machines should be banned from bookmakers according to a Scottish Government inquiry.

A report published on Monday claims the Scotland Bill proposal to devolve powers to limit the number of machines in new betting shops ‘does not go far enough.’

While betting and gaming is currently reserved to Westminster, the new Scotland Bill proposes giving Holyrood ministers the power to vary the number of such machines betting shops are allowed to have.

Read more at STV News