Gambling curb ‘will kill horses’: William Hill boss says animals will need to be put down if ministers crack down on high-stakes machines in betting shops

Posted on February 25, 2014 by admin
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Betting bosses yesterday claimed that greyhounds and racehorses would have to be put down if ministers implement a crackdown on roulette-style machines.

Britain’s largest bookmakers have faced increasing calls to ban or put restrictions on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) – which have been dubbed the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’.

Users of the high-stakes games can lose £100 per spin and they have been blamed for a rise in problem gambling.

Read the full article in The Daily Mail online.