Glasgow gamblers spend over £800m per year on FOBTs

Posted on December 24, 2013 by admin
Print this page

Gamblers in the Scottish city of Glasgow spent over £800 million (€956.1 million/$1.3 billion) on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) over the past year.

According to the Herald newspaper, a total of £1,400 in bets per capita was played on FOBTs in Scotland’s biggest city in 2011-12.

In addition, new figures also showed a 20% rise in the amount of betting shops since gaming laws were loosened in 2005.

Read the full article in i Gaming Business online.