Machine Gaming Manager joins the Campaign for Fairer Gambling

Posted on November 19, 2012 by admin

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has today announced that Adrian Parkinson, a former Regional Gaming Manager, will be joining its campaign against Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs). The betting industry whistle blower, who featured on the recent Panorama programme on gambling, will take up a consultancy position alongside Matt Zarb-Cousin, a reformed gambling addict and campaign founder, Derek Webb.


MPs in attack on campaign against betting shop machines

Posted on November 19, 2012 by admin

An extraordinary article in the Daily Telegraph…our adverts seem to working! No official complaints received by the Campaign directly, so watch this space for more.

The luck of the casino neighbourhoods

Posted on September 24, 2012 by admin

Our Campaign created headlines in Catalonia recently, with an interview in La Vanguardia, Barcelona’s leading daily newspaper. See the original article here and for the English translation click here.

Our challenge to the ABB in Coinslot

Posted on September 17, 2012 by admin

See the latest edition of Coinslot, where we challenge the latest claims from the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB). Read it here.

Campaign Challenges Gambling Commission’s ‘Misleading’ Claims

Posted on September 6, 2012 by admin

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling is again challenging the assertions of the Gambling Commission. The Commission issued a Bulletin to its licensing authorities shortly after an advert was placed in a public service magazine about breaching of betting licenses, which attempted to clarify assertions by the Campaign for Fairer Gambling that the turnover generated by FOBTs changes the primary purpose of betting shops from betting to gaming, which would constitute a breach of license. (more…)

Association of British Bookmakers research 2006

Posted on September 1, 2012 by admin

In 2006 the Association of British Bookmakers undertook research into Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs). The findings of the research can be found below:

Report summary (section 1)

Responses to the initial report

A second report

Public Sector Executive coverage

Posted on August 15, 2012 by admin

Our campaign has recently been featured in Public Sector Executive (July/August 2012 edition).

Click here for our comment.

Click here for our advert.

You can access the full publication by clicking here.

A pack of lies…

Posted on August 13, 2012 by admin

See our latest advert on why the bookmakers’ arguments about roulette machines simply don’t stack up…