Gamblers lose £33m on fixed odds betting machines across Kent and Medway

Posted on October 17, 2013 by admin
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Betting machines dubbed the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’ are costing Kent players millions of pounds, it’s been revealed.

Across Kent and Medway, players gambled hundreds of millions of pounds on so-called Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) between September 2011 and the same month last year.

Of that, a whopping £33m was lost – often in high street stores – according to figures just released by the Campaign for Fairer Gambling.

Read the full article in The Kent Online