High stakes casino games are ‘crack cocaine of gambling’

Posted on September 30, 2013 by admin
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Betting shops have witnessed a surge in people playing on high stakes gaming machines in recent years.

As many people are gambling on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) as those betting on horse racing or football matches over the counter.

Inside Out meets Roger Radler from High Wycombe who became hooked on the machines before going into therapy.

He is now trying to help other addicts beat what he calls the “crack cocaine of the betting industry”.

Read the full article and watch the interview with Roger Radler on BBC news online.