Church groups condemn plans to increase gambling machine prizes

Posted on October 14, 2013 by admin
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Church groups and campaigners have attacked the government over plans to increase the prizes on offer from gambling machines and for refusing to curb the rise of high-speed betting terminals in high-street bookmakers.

Ministers have said that, after consulting widely, they believe it is clear the betting industry needs bigger prizes to stimulate the market and boost companies’ bottom lines.

Read the full article in The Guardian online.