Chancellor under fire after taking betting machine boss on trade trip to Beijing

Posted on January 13, 2014 by admin
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Chancellor George Osborne is facing questions over why he took a betting firm tycoon on a trip to China.
Luke Alvarez, a boss of one of the world’s biggest makers of betting machines, was taken on a trade mission to the superpower.

The head of the Inspired Gaming Group was one of 20 business leaders handpicked to join Mr Osborne on the trip.
His firm supplies nearly half of Britain’s 34,000 Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Read the full article in The Daily Mail online.