FOBTs fuelling surge in violence in bookmakers

Posted on December 23, 2015 by admin
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Controversial Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) have caused a sharp rise in violence in and around bookmakers over the last year.

Gamblers are being enraged by the machines, known as the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’, which allow them to lose up to £100 every 20 seconds.

Campaigners have called on the Government to lower the maximum stake on FOBTs to alleviate the damage they cause.

Read more in The Christian Institute