Gambling addict calls for stricter FOBT laws

Posted on September 30, 2013 by admin
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A gambling addict who lost a month’s salary in a few hours on betting machines at the height of his addiction says stricter laws must be brought in.

Roger Radler, from High Wycombe, says FOBTs (Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals) are as addictive as “crack cocaine”.

Mr Radler said he could “bet £100 every 10 seconds” on the roulette games.

Derek Webb, a Derby millionaire who made his money from gambling and inventing Three Card Poker, is funding a campaign to ban FOBTs.

Read the full article on BBC News online.