Fixed odds betting terminals blamed for 8.2% rise in crime at bookies in past year

Posted on August 26, 2014 by admin
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Shops have called out ­police 728 times more than in 2013 with the weekly average at 179 against 165 previously – issues include vandalising machines

Casino-style betting machines are blamed for an 8.2% rise in crime at bookies in the past year, reports the Sunday People.

Issues include punters vandalising machines and abusing staff.

Read the full article in The Daily Mirror online.