Fixed Odds Betting Terminal review delayed until October

Posted on July 3, 2017 by admin
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A governmental review of fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) has been delayed until October following a disagreement concerning regulation of the machines between the UK’s Treasury and Government.

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is conducting a review of FOBTs amid concerns that they are highly addictive and can result in gamblers losing thousands of pounds in a matter of minutes. Indeed, last year alone FOBT terminals took a record  £1.8bn from British gamblers.

Read the full story in Gambling Insider.